WS105. Green Dreams or Dead Tumbleweeds? The Case of Greensburg, Kansas Five Years Later

APA Florida Chapter, Orlando Metro Section


Thursday, May 15, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. EDT

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Six years after a powerful tornado ripped through and destroyed 95% of Greensburg, Kansas, the reinvented $100 million “Green” town of less than 800 sits on the precipice of extinction after becoming a model for implementing green technology. What lessons can be learned from their actions and how can they be applied towards planning for a devastating hurricane?