Blue collar jobs. Green economy.
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For the Blue.Green.Fusion webcasts, Lee gathers research from a wide variety of sources including interviews, corporate literature, meetings, site visits, Internet searches, newspapers, newsletters, newspapers, and reports. She scripts and storyboards each episode. Then she shoots, edits, uploads to the Internet, summarizes, tags, and distributes the video via social media.
She revealed more details about the forthcoming Save-A-Lot and workforce training center coming to 801 University Ave, plus the indoor winter farmer's market at Capital Square.
Headlines from the Des Moines Register and Cityview addressed sustainable planning and transportation, construction, energy, and job creation.
Lee opened the storm water management segment with news about the City of Des Moines Public Works Department and its efforts to address the fast-approaching winter storm season. Lee defined storm water, its effect on the environment, and green management techniques or integrated water management. She provided commentary by James Patchett (Civil Hydrologist) and Wayne Peterson (Urban Conservationist), plus a solution from Tom Brownlow (administrator with Charles City).
Lee listed the organizations that address storm water management such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Central College (Pella), City of Des Moines Public Works, Iowa Department of Agriculture, Department of Natural Resources, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Center on Sustainable Communities, Iowa State University Extension.