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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Homeowners can help to reduce pollution, improve water quality

This spring, those who would like to make the environment a greener place need look no further than their yards. Thanks to a novel approach to reduce storm water, we can all become eco-friendly gardeners. Rain gardens were invented in 1990 as a means to reduce storm water in a cost-effective way. Bioretention, which is the holding and filtering of storm water in plant systems, was the solution Larry Coffman, head of environmental...

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