Dividing the Streets Department, Making the Delaware swimmable & more
Read the latest green news this week
- Mayor Parker announced that she’s splitting the streets and sanitation operations into separate departments, with the Streets Department led by Kristin Del Rossi as streets commissioner and the Sanitation Division led by Crystal Jacobs Shipman. (Inquirer)
- DYK a 27-mile stretch of the Delaware in Philadelphia and Camden isn’t swimmable? UPenn researchers recommend how the city could use funding and tactics to make the Delaware swimmable – although it may take decades. (WHYY)
- Solar States has launched a new paid training program, Find Your Ladder, as part of the Department of Commerce’s Fair Chance Hiring Workforce Solutions Grant initiative. Read the full profile in the Philadelphia Citizen.
Photo: Beaver in Penn Treaty Park