Regional Plan Association (RPA) released today a report suggesting that Newark is well positioned to leverage sustainability for urban revitalization. The exceptional variety of built and open space environments in the "Brick City" creates opportunities for sustainability initiatives of almost every kind and scale: from retrofitting older building stock with new energy technologies to best practice storm water management in the parks, wetlands and watersheds. A highly diversified economy, with a changing but still well-positioned industrial base, creates unique opportunities for green manufacturing and 'eco-industry" where waste streams and input streams among industries are linked.

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