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Student Research to Advance Sustainability

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Student Research to Advance Sustainability

James Amos, the Economic Development Director of Granite City, and Dr. Jay Turner, Granite City’s scientific partner, are collaborating to help Granite City’s Cool Cities Commission finalize the city’s sustainability plan. Granite City aims to implement specific parts of the sustainability plan with Dr. Turner’s expertise in air quality.   Dr. Turner and his team […]

Greenhouse Gas inventory and Particulate Matter sampling

Granite City plans to have their sustainability plan complete by June 2016. Dr. Jay Turner has been instrumental in helping the city review its sustainability plan. Because of his work with the city, Turner will be having his students engage in two projects that are based upon Granite City’s existing priorities. One project will draw […]