- Governor Spitzer approves changes to New York State Low Income Housing Credit to require Energy Star appliances, light fixtures and heating systems, daylight sensors, and water conservation measures
- New Jersey’s DEP to revitalize 500 acres across the Garden State through Brownfield Development Area Program
- New Jersey Nets first professional sports team that has “made a real effort to educate the fan” about sustainability, according to Pamela Lippe of Manhattan-based e4, inc.
- Opponents to Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn lose appeal before Second Circuit; attorneys hope for Supreme Court to review decision
- State commission approves Manhattan congestion pricing scheme; City Council to vote on plan that would impose $8 fee for cars and $21 for trucks to enter below 60th Street boundary on weekdays from 6AM to 6PM
Steps Forward for LEED Silver Atlantic Yards and Congestion Pricing, Green Amendments to New York Low Income Housing Credit, & Brownfields Redevelopment in New Jersey
gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of January 27, 2008, including significant steps forward for the controversial LEED Silver Atlantic Yards development and congestion pricing schemes, as well as green changes from Governor Spitzer to the New York State Low Income Housing Tax Credit and more thoughts on the New Jersey Nets’ green initiative. As always, descriptions and links are after the jump.
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