Passaic County to host Green Streets workshop

| 07 Jun 2012 | 01:12

    WAYNE — Passaic County Planning Department will host Green Streets 101: An Introduction to Green Streets 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 11. The workshop will be held at Passaic County Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Road in Wayne.

    The Green Streets 101 program is intended for all community members including elected officials, engineers, planners, and citizens.

    Passaic County was awarded technical assistance from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to help local officials explore Green Streets strategies on county roads.

    Experts from HDR Engineering and United States Environmental Protection Agency will present a workshop explaining the concept of Green Streets. They will examine specific challenges and opportunities in Passaic County.

    The primary objectives of incorporating green infrastructure in county capital planning are decreased infrastructure costs, storm water management and improved quality of life for Passaic County residents.

    RSVP to Jennifer Gonzalez in the Passaic County Planning Department at 973-569-4040 or For more information, visit