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Sustainability Portal


Sustainability refers to patterns and structures of human settlement that preserve or restore environmental resources. Major fields of interest to sustainability include:

Portal archives are available here


Sustainability news

September 28, 2006: George W. Bush praises Hoover's use of E85 fuel during remarks at the Hoover Public Safety Center.

March 12, 2006: Mercedes USA announces fuel mileage improvements. (test)

March 9, 2006: Pat Byington ends his term with the Alabama Environmental Council. (test)

March 2, 2006: Cyclist John Q. Public killed by SUV on Lakeshore Drive. (test)


Did you know


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Aldridge Gardens, a 30-acre botanical garden located on the former Coxe Estate in Hoover, is planning a water reclamation project that would take water piped 8,000 feet from the Cahaba River Wastewater Treatment Plant into the garden's existing artificial lake where it would supply irrigation needs. The plan is modeled on similar projects at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, Florida and the Oregon Garden in Silverton, Oregon.



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The 1917 Birmingham News building

Things you can do

Feel free to add anything that you feel needs improvement.

There are currently many sustainability stubs in need of work, which you may find listed at: Sustainability stubs

Create a History of transit in Birmingham or History of Birmingham highways article, some of the main Community portal needs.



Sub-categories of Sustainability:

Industry - Activists - Rivers and streams - MAX routes - LEED certified buildings


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