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Moving From Destructive Consumption to a Zero-Waste System

The U.S. produces immense amounts of trash. Currently, we extract natural resources to make products that we buy, use – usually briefly – and ultimately...

Feb 12, 2018 Report

Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms focus on short-term productivity, often at the cost of...

Feb 7, 2018 Blog Post
How the Practices of Industrial Agriculture Put Our Health and Environment at Risk

Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms prioritize short-term productivity without regard to harmful impacts on...

Feb 7, 2018 Report

Pittsburgh has a wet weather problem. As a result of sprawling development, an increasing portion of the Pittsburgh area is impervious, meaning that instead of...

Dec 1, 2017 Blog Post
The Impact of the Trump Administration’s EPA Budget Cuts on the Three Rivers Basin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been essential to cleaning up and protecting water quality in the Allegheny, the Monongahela and the Ohio rivers, collectively...

Dec 1, 2017 Report

Coal mining in the Susquehanna River basin has scarred the landscape and causes water pollution. As a result, more than 2,000 miles of streams in...

Dec 1, 2017 Blog Post
The Impact of the Trump Administration’s EPA Budget Cuts on the Susquehanna River Basin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been essential to cleaning up and protecting water quality in the Susquehanna River basin, but the Trump administration has...

Nov 30, 2017 Report
The Environmental Benefits of a Compact and Connected Austin

Austin, Texas, is experiencing explosive population growth and increasing suburban sprawl. Growing Greener reviews academic and other literature on the environmental benefits and potential impacts...

Oct 23, 2017 Report

Austin, Texas, is experiencing among the fastest population and economic growth in the country. Austin’s dynamic growth has brought benefits to many, lowering unemployment and...

Oct 23, 2017 Blog Post

Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath touch on numerous issues that have been the focus of Frontier Group research over the years. The following is a...

Aug 30, 2017 Blog Post

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