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Building Stronger, More Resilient Cities

Helping create stronger, more sustainable urban areas throughout the developing world
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As rapidly growing cities in developing countries become key frontiers of international development, urban areas require dynamic, local solutions to build resilience and sustain inclusive economic growth.

Faced with surging populations, political and economic instability, and threats of extreme weather, cities need to be more resilient, responsive, and receptive than ever before. As one of the world’s largest development and professional services firms, Tetra Tech provides a comprehensive suite of integrated services to build stronger, more resilient cities.

Expert Interview With Scott Ceasar, Sustainable Design Expert

Designing low-impact buildings that last
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Scott R. Ceasar is a Principal at Cosentini Associates, A Tetra Tech Company, and the Director of Sustainable Design. He promotes sustainable design practices in the building industry and within the firm, focusing on creating systems that are energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and ensure occupant comfort.

Marco Krapels: Empowering Puerto Rico

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We have profiled nonprofit startup Empowered By Light in the past because of the organization’s good work in developing countries. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to one of its co-founders because of the work they’re currently doing in this country. Marco Krapels joins us to discuss his recent trip to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Krapels talks about what compelled him to go, gives us an eyewitness account of the devastation there, and outlines the services Empowered By Light is providing to local Puerto Ricans.

How Cities Are Counteracting Climate Change, One Heat Wave at a Time

by Emma Kantrowitz
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When temperatures in the city reached 98 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday, July 8, 2017, Los Angeles broke a 131-year-old record high temperature for the date, which had previously been set in 1886. In Berlin, a new record was set in August when temperatures clocked in at 102 degrees Fahrenheit.

Integrated Drone Solution Enhances Utility Asset Data

Black & Veatch and Aeryon Labs partner to provide end-to-end aerial asset inspection solution
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LAS VEGAS, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch and Aeryon Labs announced today that they have launched an end-to-end asset management inspection solution leveraging drone technology for global energy clients.

Statement by Rebuilding Together on the Damage Caused by Wildfires on the West Coast

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by wildfires on the West Coast.

Expert Interview With Rich Serino, Emergency Management Expert

Taking a holistic approach to planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and bolstering community resilience
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Rich Serino has more than 40 years of federal, state, and local emergency management and emergency medical services experience. Mr. Serino was appointed as the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Deputy Administrator in October 2009. In this role, he worked directly with Administrator Craig Fugate to promote the “whole community” approach to emergency management, which seeks to build, sustain, and improve the agency’s capacity to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. Mr.

Construction Begins on Microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric project to protect mission-critical operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest leadership hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 28 celebrating the start of construction for an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, in San Diego, California.

Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Charter announces $350,000 in cash contribution to Spectrum Housing Assist partner Rebuilding Together for home repair and renovations in impacted areas $1 million pledged in PSAs
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Charter Communications, Inc.  (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Statement by Rebuilding Together on the Devastation Caused by Hurricane Irma

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Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by Hurricane Irma.

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Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by Hurricane Irma.

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