Small steps in the right direction

As the state moves toward more “smart growth” transit-oriented housing and works to cut greenhouse gas emissions, one project unveiled last week could set a benchmark for how to do it in a comprehensive, sustainable way. What could be comprehensive about a 48-unit housing plan? Cleaning up a former dump site, for starters; hauling in 2.5 million pounds of granite from the Whittier Bridge project to be used for retaining walls; and creating a development that will produce more energy than its residents consume, if everything works out.

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Source: Newbury Port News