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Regional Model: Maps, Tools and Reports for the Northeast Illinois Planning Region

This website contains a full set of maps, mapping tools and policy guidance organized by topic/ objective, specific to Northeast Illinois.

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Demystifying Social Equity

This article explores how various communities attempt to integrate equity and diversity into their overall sustainability plans. More than half the cities responding to the survey had adopted none or only one practice to promote equity.

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EPA Green Infrastructure Case Studies

This page contains links to green infrastructure case studies covering a number of topics including performance, groundwater impacts, community-scale studies, economics and policy research.

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Low Impact Development Rapid Assessment (LIDRA)

The Low Impact Development Rapid Assessment Tool is a model designed to compare the life-cycle values of implementing various green infrastructure techniques used in reducing runoff versus conventional stormwater management practices. The tool pulls from a database of performance and cost values derived from national data.

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Harvard’s Initiative on Environment and Public Health

This paper details the health benefits of exposure to natural environments. It cites research by an international panel of scientists assembled by Harvard under the auspices of its Natural Environments Initiative in the School of Public Health.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Case Studies and Developed Plans
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Explore It
  • Map It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning