Nanticoke Watershed Alliance – Summer 2013

Vienna, MD

For the “Community Collaboration for Water Quality Improvement” project.  The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance seeks to achieve increased capacity and effectiveness of local Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) implementation through the facilitation of local watershed-wide community engagement, targeted assistance for the implementation of the WIP in two municipalities, and continued support of their Creekwatchers program in Maryland.

Responsible Purchasing Network – Spring 2012

Oakland, CA

Project support for work to advance the development and implementation of sustainable procurement policies and practices in Maryland, Washington DC, and northern Virginia. With the requested funds RPN will provide technical support to help Maryland state officials develop environmental product specifications, evaluate bids to avoid ‘green-washing’; create a website to facilitate dissemination of environmentally responsible procurement across the state bureaucracy and to other public agencies and institutions, and establish a tracking system to measure expenditures, cost impacts and environmental and health benefits.