26 Apr '11, 2pm

NYC Seeks 30% GHG Reduction in Updated Plan

The update includes 132 initiatives and more than 400 specific milestones to achieve by December 31, 2013. Overarching goals include reducing energy consumption and making New York’s air quality the cleanest of any big U.S. city. More specific aims include reducing the city’s fleet by at least five percent, re-using 60 percent of anaerobic digester gas produced in the city’s wastewater system (by 2017), installing small-scale photovoltaic and solar thermal projects at city-owned sites, requiring use of recycled content in building materials and requiring recycling of building materials.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/04/26/nyc-seeks-3...

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