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Posts tagged New York

Apr 7 '14
Which State Best Supports Its Locally Grown Foods?
Do you live in a state of locavores?
FIND OUT on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/04/07/state-supports-local-foods/

Which State Best Supports Its Locally Grown Foods?

Do you live in a state of locavores?

FIND OUT on EcoWatchhttp://ecowatch.com/2014/04/07/state-supports-local-foods/
Feb 12 '14
5 Incubators That Are Shaping the Future of Green Business

READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/12/5-incubators-future-green-business/ 
5 Incubators That Are Shaping the Future of Green Business
READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/12/5-incubators-future-green-business/ 
Feb 12 '14
New York Sets Precedent By Proposing Nation’s First Microbead Ban
“I never met anyone who has wanted plastic on their face or in their fish,” said N.Y. Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Robert K. Sweeney.
READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/12/new-york-microbead-ban/ 

New York Sets Precedent By Proposing Nation’s First Microbead Ban

“I never met anyone who has wanted plastic on their face or in their fish,” said N.Y. Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Robert K. Sweeney.

READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/12/new-york-microbead-ban/ 
Feb 5 '14
Cross-Country Journey of Two Teslas Sets Milestone for Electric Vehicles

Tesla Motors sought to dispel EV leeriness this weekend by driving two Model S sedans from New York City to Los Angeles using only the company’s scattered supercharger stations along the way to power the vehicles. The result was an astounding 76-hour journey that put the feasibility of EVs on display for the entire world.

VIEW the VIDEO on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/05/teslas-milestone-electric-vehicles/ 
Cross-Country Journey of Two Teslas Sets Milestone for Electric Vehicles
Tesla Motors sought to dispel EV leeriness this weekend by driving two Model S sedans from New York City to Los Angeles using only the company’s scattered supercharger stations along the way to power the vehicles. The result was an astounding 76-hour journey that put the feasibility of EVs on display for the entire world.
VIEW the VIDEO on EcoWatchhttp://ecowatch.com/2014/02/05/teslas-milestone-electric-vehicles/ 
Jan 28 '14
Broadway Expands Its Green Practices to Theaters Across the U.S. 
Broadway theaters have replaced all their marquee and outside lighting with more than 10,000 energy-efficient bulbs, saving about 700 tons of carbon emissions per year. This new initiative could make theaters across the country greener, too.

READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/28/broadway-green-practices-theaters-u-s/

Broadway Expands Its Green Practices to Theaters Across the U.S. 

Broadway theaters have replaced all their marquee and outside lighting with more than 10,000 energy-efficient bulbs, saving about 700 tons of carbon emissions per year. This new initiative could make theaters across the country greener, too.

READ MORE on EcoWatchhttp://ecowatch.com/2014/01/28/broadway-green-practices-theaters-u-s/

Jan 20 '14
NFL to Host ‘Greenest Super Bowl Ever’ at MetLife Stadium
Regardless who wins the tilt between Denver and Seattle, tons of recycling, solar energy certificates and food composting will ensure that this year’s Super Bowl is the greenest one yet.
READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/18/nfl-super-bowl-metlife-stadium/

NFL to Host ‘Greenest Super Bowl Ever’ at MetLife Stadium

Regardless who wins the tilt between Denver and Seattle, tons of recycling, solar energy certificates and food composting will ensure that this year’s Super Bowl is the greenest one yet.

READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/18/nfl-super-bowl-metlife-stadium/

Jan 10 '14
Gov. Cuomo: New York to Spend $1 Billion on Solar Energy
Cuomo aims to install 3,000 MW of solar across New York, which is enough to power 465,000 New York homes and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2.3 million tons annually.
READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/10/cuomo-new-york-1-billion-solar-energy/ 
Gov. Cuomo: New York to Spend $1 Billion on Solar Energy

Cuomo aims to install 3,000 MW of solar across New York, which is enough to power 465,000 New York homes and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2.3 million tons annually.

READ MORE on EcoWatchhttp://ecowatch.com/2014/01/10/cuomo-new-york-1-billion-solar-energy/ 

Jan 8 '14
2,000+ New Yorkers Rally Against Fracking at Gov. Cuomo’s State of State Address
The concerned residents pointed to a significant and rapidly growing body of science showing harms of fracking to public health and the environment, delivering a clear message that fracking is inherently dangerous and Gov. Cuomo must ban it statewide. Those at the rally—representing more than 100 organizations—also urged the Governor to be a leader in clean, renewable energy for New York and the nation …
SEE MORE on EcoWatch:
http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/08/rally-against-fracking-gov-cuomos-state-of-state-address/

2,000+ New Yorkers Rally Against Fracking at Gov. Cuomo’s State of State Address

The concerned residents pointed to a significant and rapidly growing body of science showing harms of fracking to public health and the environment, delivering a clear message that fracking is inherently dangerous and Gov. Cuomo must ban it statewide. Those at the rally—representing more than 100 organizations—also urged the Governor to be a leader in clean, renewable energy for New York and the nation …

SEE MORE on EcoWatch:

http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/08/rally-against-fracking-gov-cuomos-state-of-state-address/

Jan 7 '14
EVs vs. Horse-Drawn Carriages in New York’s Central Park

There are about 220 horses working in New York City. Rather than continue what he believes to be inhumane treatment, the mayor wants them off the streets in favor of antique-replica EVs. Some say that’s the right move, others believe it will kill demand in an iconic industry.

READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/07/evs-horse-carriages-new-yorks-central-park/ 
EVs vs. Horse-Drawn Carriages in New York’s Central Park
There are about 220 horses working in New York City. Rather than continue what he believes to be inhumane treatment, the mayor wants them off the streets in favor of antique-replica EVs. Some say that’s the right move, others believe it will kill demand in an iconic industry.
READ MORE on EcoWatchhttp://ecowatch.com/2014/01/07/evs-horse-carriages-new-yorks-central-park/ 
Jan 3 '14
One in Five New Parking Spaces in New York City Required to be Compatible With EV Chargers
The city estimates that there are only 200 off-street spaces in garages or lots that offer EV-charging compatibility in the five boroughs. This new bill could help that amount grow to 10,000 by 2020.
READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/03/parking-spaces-new-york-city-ev-compatible/

One in Five New Parking Spaces in New York City Required to be Compatible With EV Chargers

The city estimates that there are only 200 off-street spaces in garages or lots that offer EV-charging compatibility in the five boroughs. This new bill could help that amount grow to 10,000 by 2020.

READ MORE on EcoWatch: http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/03/parking-spaces-new-york-city-ev-compatible/