12 Apr '11, 10pm

5-Year Deadline Sought for Ridding Schools of PCBs: The Environmental Protection Agency and New York City Counci...

The federal Environmental Protection Agency and the New York City Council speaker, Christine C. Quinn, are both calling for replacing school light fixtures that are leaking PCBs in five years or less, putting more pressure on the Bloomberg administration to speed up its planned time line of 10 years. The E.P.A. will cite the five-year target in written remarks to be delivered Wednesday afternoon at an oversight hearing by council committees on the city’s plans. It is the first time the agency has given a number to the shorter time frame it is seeking in its negotiations with the city. “The city can and should take steps to achieve this,” the officials write. In her own statement for the hearing, Ms. Quinn says she supports a five-year time frame and urges the administration to work with the E.P.A. to revise its plans. “We should err on the side of caution when addressing h...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/12/5-year-deadline...

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Nominations open for 2011 Projects of the Year!

Nominations open for 2011 Projects of the Year!

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nwf.org 12 Apr '11, 3pm

What is NWF Doing to Help Wildlife? NWF is on-the-ground coordinating the volunteer effort with coalition partners. Volunt...

New York City May Get 20% More Sea Level Rise Than Global Average ~ @TH_RSS

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treehugger.com 12 Apr '11, 5pm

Areas closer to melting ice sheets will experience a smaller sea level rise than those further away. This is because ice s...

Maersk CO2 Down 5%, Report Says

environmentalleader.com 11 Apr '11, 5pm

In February Maersk unveiled the Triple E class of ships , whose capacity will be 16 percent greater than that of the compa...