Marine Recruit Depot to Install Ecological Wastewater Treatment System

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego will use a system from Living Machine System L3C to recycle backwater for subsurface irrigation.

Bill Prohibits Dept. of Defense Funds for LEED

A section of a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives with a vote of 322-96 prohibits Department of Defense funds from being used for LEED gold or platinum certification and requires cost-benefit analysis and long-term payback for additional energy-efficiency improvements.

Dept. of Defense Targets LEED Silver

The Department of Defense recently broke ground on a $12.5 million Hazardous Material Response Facility in Virginia that is planned to meet LEED Silver certification.