Call for Green Building Legislation in the Garden State, Future for Green Apartment Buildings, and Eco-Friendly Concrete

gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of January 15, 2008; descriptions and links are after the jump.

  • Asbury Park Press calls for all new construction in New Jersey- public and private- to comply with LEED standards
  • Future is green for high-rise residential construction in the New York City area
  • Orange County (NY) municipalities considering green building legislation that would apply to both public and private projects
  • PA concrete company goes green as it builds $81 million parking garage in Atlantic City
  • Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) visits PNC Bank’s Hamilton, New Jersey green branch to tout his 2007 High Performance Green Buildings Act

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Stephen Del Percio has written for gbNYC+ since 2006 and currently serves as in-house counsel for one of the world's largest engineering, construction, and technical services companies. He earned a B.Eng. from Columbia, his J.D. at William & Mary, and lives in New York City with his wife and daughter. You can follow Stephen on Twitter, email him at stephen@gbNYC.com, or join gbNYC on Facebook to continue the conversation.

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