Stories Tagged as
To make the most of a new Ford electric truck plant, Tennessee neighbors need sewer help
Ford needed a sewer line to build its $5.6 billion plant in Tennessee. But neighboring communities now have to build their own wastewater system to accommodate new residents who come for the new plant jobs.
For some countries, blue bonds offer a way to refinance debt while fighting climate change
Blue bonds, or debt-for-nature-swaps, are helping developing nations refinance their debt while conserving their oceans.
On the intersection of shipping containers, food halls and economic development
Barney Santos, founder of BLVD MRKT in Montebello, California, hopes to help revitalize the local economy with a food hall made out of repurposed shipping containers.
The Canadian town of Asbestos is in the middle of a rebrand
The Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos was the world's largest asbestos mine when it closed in 2012.
How Reno, Nevada, turned its economy into a small powerhouse
Mayor Hillary Schieve said playing on the region's strengths and diversifying its economy helped revive the struggling, post-recession city.
What's in those Amazon HQ2 bids? It's not entirely clear
Chambers of commerce and public-private partnerships have led the way on bids with limited disclosure requirements.