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Council Documents Performance Of Leed-Certified Projects

USGBC envisions its new Building Performance Initiative as a comprehensive data-collection and analysis effort from all LEED-certified projects, yielding feedback with which owners can address predicted versus actual building performance gaps. It dovetails with a requirement the council announced earlier this year concerning ongoing performance data from buildings as part of certification under the latest LEED version.

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Agg Industries-Ne Tab Nears $10 Million In Expedited Clean Water Compliance Plan

After five years of investigation, three years of negotiations with federal officials, and $6.8 million already spent on remediation at 23 facilities Massachusetts and New Hampshire operations, Aggregate Industries–Northeast (NE) Region Inc., will pay a $2.75 million civil penalty and implement a regional evaluation and compliance program to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act

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Holcim Officially Opens 4 Million-Ton/Year Mississippi River Mill

Holcim (US) has opened one of the world’s largest cement operations on a 3,900-acre, Mississippi River front site, capping nearly 10 years of permitting and upwards of $1 billion in equipment, construction and site investments

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