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The Impact of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Installation on Surrounding Health and Safety

Health and safety considerations should be included in future assessments of GSI programs. Subsequent studies should assess mechanisms of this association.

Kondo, M. et al

American Journal of Public Health, 105, 2015, e114-e121

Regression-adjusted models showed consistent and statistically significant reductions in narcotics possession (18%–27% less) within 16th-mile, quarter-mile, half-mile, and eighth-mile distances from treatment sites and at the census tract level. Narcotics manufacture and burglaries were also significantly reduced at multiple scales.