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GUEST ARTICLE: Understanding and using a new $10 billion tool for equitably revitalizing & diversifying America’s manufacturing base

In Indiana, a utility finally agrees to clean up a town poisoned by coal-fired power plant, and restore toxic groundwater plume

Non-profit affordable housing organization uses a $30 million grant to attract $400 million, revitalizing a Chicago neighborhood

New report warns cities against outdated engineering solutions to coastal resilience that make the global sea rise crisis worse

This $928,000 will support 19 new rural and downtown regeneration projects that adaptively reuse derelict historic buildings

West Harlem’s Factory District revitalization accelerates as an old bakery is repurposed as a green, $700 million life sciences complex

3D model of California estuary reveals links among eelgrass restoration, prevention of coastal erosion, and adaptation strategies

In New Jersey, an ugly automobile junk yard is purchased to be transformed into an expansion of new community-driven park

This $3.8 million will train environmental workers in restoration economy jobs that clean brownfields and revitalize communities

In Maryland, five rural regions are getting $10 million each to rebuild infrastructure, grow employment & transform communities

Global engineering firm helps Oregon tribe clean up, repurpose and revitalize 23‐acre industrial wasteland of a defunct paper mill

13 transformational, mixed-used, historic downtown redevelopments in Ohio expected to create $3.5 billion in jobs and investments

New seawater system helps restore Florida’s vital coral reefs, which are dying of pollution and climate-related diseases

Seven communities in Utah win funding to accelerate downtown revitalization by restoring & repurposing historic structures

“RURITAGE” revitalization model at “Cultural and Natural Heritage for Rural Regeneration in Latin America and Caribbean” conference

Mississippi State University’s “Resilience to Future Flooding” project helps Gulf Coast communities threatened by sea level rise

Prelude To Revitalization: Four historically underserved communities acknowledge injustices & build trust to restore harmony

Hydropower Is NOT Sustainable: Removing this useless California dam will restore fish migration, ecosystems and water quality

$39 million project repurposes underutilized space into permanently affordable housing as part of Brooklyn revitalization effort

Seven projects in Michigan receive $2.9 million to restore ecosystems, boosting quality of life and resilience in communities

Largest rural economic revitalization initiative in the world restores soil and nature; offers many business opportunities

New U.S. mayor goes into “restoration economy” mode, basing equitable economic recovery on “Rebuild-Renew-Reinvent”

Struggling shopping mall and neighborhood are revitalized when dead Sears store is repurposed as university medical facility

Restoration Economy: Here’s the good news of environmental restoration that’s hidden in America’s recent $1.5 trillion spending bill

No Ordinary Redevelopment: Revitalization of Camden’s oldest public housing brings new parks, health care & economic opportunity

As a new bridge is built, Kansas City seeks ideas from residents on repurposing the historic old bridge for a revitalizing new life

What do Tom Brady, Jane Goodall, Tony Robbins and the Dalai Lama have in common? Restoring our planet’s soil and rivers.

8 local U.S. downtown revitalization groups attracted $640 million, 3277 jobs, opened 844 businesses and rehabbed 2186 old buildings

Back from the Brink: 34,000 U.S. brownfield sites have been restored and redeveloped as local economic engines…with a 20:1 ROI

In Florida, a dead parking lot and historic department store are being transformed into mixed-use to help revitalize this downtown