Where the Stimulus Money Went: New Buildings, Clean Energy and Infrastructure Projects

November 7, 2012 by  
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When it comes to President Obama’s domestic policy, healthcare reform gets all the attention while Obama’s other main achievement, the  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — better known as “the stimulus” — is often dismissed by the president’s opponents and supporters alike. Although as much as $150 billion of the $831 billion stimulus was expected to be spent on infrastructure improvements, most people have no idea where the stimulus money went. In a recent photo essay , photographer Chad Ress followed the money to shed some light on those public works. Many of the stimulus projects helped to provide construction jobs while adhering to high environmental and energy-efficiency standards. Read the rest of Where the Stimulus Money Went: New Buildings, Clean Energy and Infrastructure Projects Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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ANNOUNCING: Inhabitat’s 2012 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

November 7, 2012 by  
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Inhabitat’s Green Halloween Costume Contest received hundreds of incredibly crafted costumes – and after an intense bout of online voting we’re thrilled to announce our winners! From a ghastly Two-Face covered in gore to a life-size LEGO minifig and a hilarious bucket of cheese balls , our winners wowed us with their creativity and DIY skill. Hit the jump for the grand prize winner of a Kilo Glow bike from Pure Fix Cycles , our editors’ choice Nokero Solar Light Bulb winners, and our runners-up – all of whom scored organic cotton Inhabitat t-shirts ! Read the rest of ANNOUNCING: Inhabitat’s 2012 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: barrel of cheese balls halloween costume , costume contest , diy costume , diy costume ideas , eco-friendly costume , green halloween , green halloween 2012 , green halloween diy costume contest , halloween , halloween costume , halloween costume ideas , handmade halloween costumes , homemade halloween costume , Inhabitat Green Halloween Costume Contest , inhabitat halloween costume contest winners , photobooth halloween costume , sustainable costume , working camera halloween costume , zombie lego minifig halloween costume

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Will Democratic Senators Stunt US Wind Power Growth in the Name of Manufacturing Jobs?

March 4, 2010 by  
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