EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Mon, 2007-06-11 16:07.
Eight working windmills in the Steel Winds wind farm at the old Bethlehem Steel plant site in Lackawanna debuted recently as the country's first "urban" wind farm and the world's first attempt at using the Clipper Windpower's massive Liberty turbines
Submitted by Josh Abram on Mon, 2007-06-11 15:59.
Veteran Queens politician Rep. Joe Crowley (D) jumped onto the congestion pricing bandwagon, giving the mayor's plan another push towards implementation. Crowley's support is especially crucial because not only does he represent an affected outer borough, but he also may help other wavering lawmakers decide to support the initiative.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Mon, 2007-06-11 13:08.
A symposium held Friday by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign discussed the usefulness that bus rapid transit could have on easing congestion through the Tappan Zee Bridge/Interstate-287.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Mon, 2007-06-11 11:47.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Sun, 2007-06-10 20:16.
Bob Willard, a retired manager with IBM and now an expert on the business value of sustainability, gave a presentation in White Plains on The Business Case for Sustainability: Business Opportunities and Risk Management. The Business Council of Westchester and the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County sponsored the conference.
Submitted by Sabrina Gusmorino on Thu, 2007-06-07 15:00.
At a symposium Friday, The Tri-State Transportation Campaign will explore the possibility of using buses to ease congestion and improve travel in the Tappan Zee Bridge-Interstate 287 corridor.
Four transit alternatives are being considered:
Submitted by Josh Abram on Thu, 2007-06-07 13:52.
Governor Eliot Spitzer and the federal government took huge strides for the environment today when he gave strong backing to Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan.
Spitzer, who had been studying the issue closely, seemed to be convinced by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's argument that pricing could help alleviate strains on the city's MTA.
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