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    GENTLE ON THE BEACH

    The Sustainable Bathhouse Project at the Assateague Island National Seashore in Virginia officially opened in June 2002. This project, on a protective but ever-changing "barrier island," is one of several planning, design, and construction projects currently underway there by the National Park Service. Their objectives are to develop cost-effective, environmentally responsible roadways, parking lots, bathhouses, and visitor contact facilities on the southern end of the island, which serves one million visitors annually.

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    CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATIONS

    For 35 years, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has worked hard to protect and restore the damaged ecosystems of the largest estuary in North America. Their latest effort to combat air and water pollution is manifest in their new home, the Philip Merrill Environmental Center near Annapolis, Maryland.

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    More Environment

    Buyers, Builders Taking Interest in Green Homes — Con.WEB, 2002.1029

    Sarasota County Construction Going Green — Sun-Herald, 2002.1016

    Self-Sufficiency in Mendocino, Solar-Powered and Super-Efficient — San Francisco Chronicle, 2002.1009

    Building Green Can Boost a Business's Bottom Line — Columbus Business First, 2002.1007

    Energy Department Honors Solar Decathlon Winners — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2002.1005

    Eco-friendly BigHorn Center Gains International Attention — Summit Daily News, 2002.1005

    Pioneering Clean Energy in the Buckeye State — Solar Today, 2002.1001

    Laying a Framework for a Sustainable Interior — EDC, 2002.1001

    Marketing Solar Energy for the New Millennium — EDC, 2002.1001

    Sustainable Building Practices Lead to Healthier Indoor Air Quality — EDC, 2002.1001

    Daylighting and Sustainability — EDC, 2002.1001

    Case Study: Why Sustainable Makes Sense for Mutual of Omaha — EDC, 2002.1001

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