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The Town of Arlington, MA Tracks the Success of Porus Pavement Parking



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In 2012, EPA used regional and national technical assistance funds to construct an educational porous pavement parking lot at Hurd Field in Arlington, MA. EPA and the Town of Arlington will track the success of this parking lot in New England while promoting its use in surrounding watershed communities.





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The International Sustainability Council 

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The Business Alliance for Living Economies

American Society of Golf Course Architects

The United States Golf Association (USGA)

Sustainable Golf & Development

The PGA Golf Club

Urbana University


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