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Gleanings from Headline News – December 2019

Closing the Water Gap

A new report from the US Water Alliance, in partnership with DigDeep and Michigan State University, analyzes water and sanitation access challenges in the United States, proposes a plan of action, and showcases promising approaches to securing water access for communities. Read the report: Closing the Water Access Gap in the UnitedStates: A National Action Plan. Find a National Framework and more information about the Water Equity Taskforce.

Uncovering the Seeds of a Post-Lawn Future

Two artists are on a mission to replace the monoculture of the turf lawn with “leafy green goodness” from seeds lying dormant in the soil. Read more at CityLab.

Could Abandoned Agricultural Lands Help Save the Planet?

As the number and intensity of storm events increase, the Rhode Island Green Infrastructure Coalition is partnering with the city of Providence to create a Stormwater Innovation Center at Roger Williams Park. Find out more in EcoRI News.