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Built Environment

The "Built Environment" Task Force focuses on resource management planning related to roads, infrastructure, and construction.

Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) to Coastal Waters of Saipan: Implications for Nitrogen Sources, Transport and Ecological E ects

nitrogen, nutrients, wastewater, Water quality

August 16, 2021

Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) to Coastal Waters of Saipan (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, USA): Implications for Nitrogen Sources, Transport and Ecological Effects

Sustainable design and green building toolkit for local governments

EPA, Green Buildings, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 16, 2021

https://opd.gov.mp/wp-content/uploads/opd/68.-EPA-2013-Sustainable-Design-Permitting-Toolkit.pdf

Incorporating Sea Level Rise in Civil Works Programs

built environment, climate adaptation, Infrastrucutre, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, SLR, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 16, 2021

US Army Corps of Engineers. (2013). Incorporating sea level rise in civil works programs (No. ER 1100-2-8162) (pp. 18). Washington, DC: US Army Corps of Engineers

2015 Integrated Resource Plan

Commonwealth Utilities Corporation climate adaptation, CUC, Energy, hazard mitigation, Resilience, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Leidos Engineering, LLC. (2015). 2015 Integrated Resource Plan, draft final report (pp. 132). Saipan, MP: Commonwealth Utilities Corporation.

Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure: A guide to help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits

EPA, Green Infrastructure, SSG Planning Tools, Stormwater management, Sustainable Communities, USEPA

August 10, 2021

Kramer, M. G. (2014). Enhancing sustainable communities with green infrastructure: A guide to help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits (No. EPA 100-R-14-006) (pp. 66). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities.

Economic Development and Smart Growth

Economic Resilience, SSG Planning Tools

August 10, 2021

Iams, A., Kaplan, P., Bauerfeind, A., Huestis, J., & Quillinan, K. (2006). Economic development and smart growth (pp. 50). Washington, DC: International Economic Development Council.

Sustainable CNMI: A Manual for Design, Construction, and Operational Practices for the Hotel Sector

climate adaptation, Resilience, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Horsley Witten Group, Inc. (2018). Sustainable CNMI: A manual for design, construction, and operational practices for the hotel sector, version 1.0. (pp. 136). Saipan, MP: CNMI Division Environmental Quality and Coastal Resources Management Office.

CNMI Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide

climate adaptation, erosion, Flooding, hazard mitigation, Resilience, SSG Planning Tools

August 10, 2021

CNMI Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide, version 1.0 for contractors and site inspectors

CNMI and Guam Stormwater Management Manual – Volume II

climate adaptation, hazard mitigation, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, SLR, SSG Planning Tools, Stormwater management

August 10, 2021

Horsley Witten Group, Inc. (2006). CNMI and Guam stormwater management manual, Final - October 2006, Volume II (pp. 228). Saipan, MP: CNMI and the Territory of Guam.

CNMI and Guam Stormwater Management Manual – Volume I

Climate adaption, erosion, Flooding, hazard mitigation, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, SLR, SSG, SSG Planning Tools, Stormwater management

August 10, 2021

CNMI and Guam Stormwater Management Manual, Final - October 2006, Volume I (pp. 205). Saipan, MP: CNMI and the Territory of Guam.