August 2007

August 30, 2007

Los Angeles Sustainability Summit Addresses Barriers, Incentives

LABC's Sustainability Summit brought together some of the region's most innovative developers and designers to discuss the realities of building green.

August 30, 2007

From New Standards Come New Regulations: SCAQMD Releases 2007 AQMP Draft

Dr. Elaine Chang discusses the Draft 2007 AQMP, including new PM2.5 and ozone regulations.

August 30, 2007

ILWU Accepts New Role: Green Partner to Shippers, Ports, Local Community

Union Secretary Peter Peyton discusses the ILWU's stance on growing green at the nation's busiest sea ports.

August 30, 2007

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Lowenthal Opines on Bridge Repair Needs and Budget Woes

Same cuts of transportation spending, different voter-approved intiative. State Sen. Alan Lowenthal surveys transportation challenges amid a budget impasse and questions about bridge safety.

August 30, 2007

Sam Hall Kaplan Laments LAUSD's $400 Million Belmont ‘Fiasco'

Local journalist and design critic Sam Hall Kaplan describes the meltdown of good intentions at one of LAUSD's most crucial building sites.

August 30, 2007

Endangered Habitat League Guides County Planning; Advocates Sustainable Frameworks

EHL CEO Dan Silver updates TPR readers on Southern California's habitat protection efforts and argues for sustainable frameworks such as those put forward by SB 375.

August 30, 2007

Ventura City Manager Rick Cole Reimagines ‘Smart Growth'

Is it time to shelve the current argument for smart growth? Rick Cole suggests that the stakes for better planning have never been higher in California.

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