Corey Johnson has sprung out of the starting gate by embracing a surprising number of progressive environmental initiatives in his first six months as Speaker of the New York City Council.
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The New York City Council has enacted legislation limiting the amount of trash that can be sent to overburdened neighborhoods that are home to a majority of privately-owned, environmentally troublesome waste transfer stations in the nation’s largest city.
The strategy would save money, curb pollution, and fix our crumbling transit system in a way that’s fair and equitable for all New Yorkers.
How to secure funds to rescue and rehabilitate New York City's beleaguered subway, bus and commuter rail system is among the most important policy issues facing the nation's largest city in 2018.
The New York State Health Department has issued a new waiver that will allow New York City to continue to avoid having to filter its Catskill and Delaware drinking water supplies—staving off, at least for now, the multi-billion dollar costs of filtering the primary water supply for more than 9.5