Category Archives: Institutional

Public Rain Garden completed

Thanks to the tiresless efforts of members of the Environmental Sustainbility Board and the Environmental Team, time contributions from Nine Mile Run, Mt Lebanon Public Works, and local master gardeners, and funding from private donors -Mt Lebanon now has a new public rain garden. The rain garden is adjacent to the public restrooms in...
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Traffic Signal Program Saves Region $7.6 Million

The Southwetsern Pennsylvania Commissions' Regional Traffic Signal Program improves traffic signal operations by optimizing signal timings and upgrading existing equipment along Route 19/Washington Road. The project includes numerous signals in Mt Lebanon.
    First year benefits from the project include:
  • 329,069 reduced vehicle hours of travel
  • 383,365 reduced gallons of fuel consumed
  • 38,135 kg reduced total pollutant emissions
  • $7,663,091 savings...
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Mt. Lebanon Municipal Buildings to Get Energy Makeover

Mt. Lebanon issued an RFP "for the services of an ESCO Contractor to develop and implement improvements to the municipal facilities environmental systems and infrastructures. The intent of the contract is to purchase upgrades to the facilities that will provide the best environment for the employees and citizens while providing the best return on investment...
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The environmental team writes: "Asbestos abatement is planned to occur after hours but during the school year at the High School. I think, as do many others, that this puts our children at risk even if the contractors are certified asbestos abatement specialists. The school has notified parents via email stating that while...
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