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September 8, 2017

Inquirer features I-95 Corridor PennDot Project including Tyler Professor Sasha Eisenman

Author: Kari Scott

Tyler Associate Professor of Horticulture Sasha Eisenman, PhD recently participated in a novel project between PennDot, Villanova University and Temple University to use gardens to mitigate rainwater runoff from Highway 95 as it runs through Philadelphia. The project uses plants identified by Dr. Eisenman to allow rainwater to soak into the ground instead of running into an overtaxed water treatment system in Philadelphia. Philadelphia's daily Inquirer wrote a feature about the project, which you can read here. Read More