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cross laminated timber plant

Ontario Investing Nearly $4M In Mass Timber Innovation

The Canadian province’s first cross laminated timber plant will create more than 60 new jobs in St. Thomas and support the forestry sector.
natural resources

Ohio Lands Cliffs Natural Resources’ First Great Lakes HBI Plant

The mining and natural resources company will invest $700 million and create 130 permanent jobs in Northwest Ohio​.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.
Memphis water

Greater Memphis: The Gold Standard for Water

Greater Memphis has an abundant supply of pure, sweet water: The Memphis Sands Aquifer holds nearly 100 trillion gallons of this precious commodity, which is becoming an economic development priority.

World Water Day

The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.

New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water...

Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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