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Cuomo Talks Climate at NYU, Challenges Universities to Go Green with $1 Million Prize

Submitted by Susan Torres on Mon, 2015-10-05 09:48.

Under the leadership of State energy czar Richard Kauffman, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos Public Service Commission chair Audrey Zibelman, New York Power Authority head Gil Quiniones, and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority head John Rhodes, New York has been making incredible strides on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  

NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Energy,Statewide | Read More >

Chronic Water Problems in Hook Pond Could be Funded Through Tax

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-10-02 14:14.

Almost 90 properties in East Hampton Village that need to be connected to two state-of-the-art wastewater treatment systems may get funded through special district taxes. The chronic water quality problems in Hook Pond and Town Pond need to be addressed soon and officials are looking into how to raise the millions of dollars the project will require.

NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water,Suffolk | Read More >

New Plans for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in NYC Unveiled

Submitted by Susan Torres on Mon, 2015-09-28 17:02.
A greener skyline for NYC.A greener skyline for NYC.

Mayor Bill de Blasio is bringing his push against greenhouse gas emissions into the private sector.

NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Energy,New York City | Read More >

New York City Makes Small Improvement in Recycling Rates

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-09-25 11:41.

According to the annual Mayor’s Management Report, New York City’s Department of Sanitation has increased its recycling rate to 16%, or 575,400 tons for the 2015 fiscal year, up from 15.4% in 2014. The recycling rate measures the amount of waste diverted from landfills, and channeled into various recycling streams.

NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Solid Waste,New York City | Read More >
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