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Bloomberg Administration Indicates it May Back Ban on Drilling

The Bloomberg administration indicated that it may back an all-out ban on natural gas drilling within the city’s massive upstate watershed, which supplies 9 million New York residents with drinking water. Ed Skyler, Deputy Mayor for Operations, said at a public hearing earlier this week that drilling could force the city to build expensive water treatment [...] [...more]

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Local Private Schools Rank In Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Local Private Schools Rank In Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Three of New York City’s independent schools have been recognized as national leaders in reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the use of alternative energy sources. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership last week ranked the Dalton School, the Nightingale-Bamford School and the Hewitt School fifth, eleventh and thirteenth respectively on the list of the Top [...] [...more]

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Mayoral Candidates Sidestep Energy Debate

Mayoral Candidates Sidestep Energy Debate

The word environment was mentioned only once during the debate between Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Comptroller Bill Thompson on October 13th. Bloomberg named a long list of issues—environment just one among them—and urged voters who care about those issues to vote for him on Tuesday. The two candidates for mayor of New York City may have [...] [...more]

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