Smart Stormwater: The Future of State and Municipal Stormwater Management in the U.S.

Washington, DC (February 9, 2008)- From big basins to land consumptive policies, local and state stormwater regulations and programs have been impacting the built environment for years. There is an opportunity to align community planning and stormwater goals as States and EPA regions reissue Phase II general stormwater permits. An emerging approach to stormwater management that recognizes the superior environmental performance of using natural systems and developments that use less land, reduce impervious cover, and reduce VMT. This session will discuss the elements of these new strategies and how they can be applied at the state and local level.

Clark Anderson, Project Manager, Local Government Commission
Lynn Richards, Senior Policy Analyst, U.S. EPA
Randy Lemoine, Professional Engineer, Urban Hydrologist, Symbiotic Ventures
About New Partners for Smart Growth
The 2008 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Washington, DC, hosted attendance of more than 1300 people from across the country for three full days of presentations, discussions, and information sharing. The conference was produced by the Local Government Commission (LGC), with support from a very impressive and multi-disciplinary group of partners and sponsoring organizations, agencies and companies.
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