The Department of Transportation’s Green Leadership In Transportation and Environmental Sustainability program is based on LEED and the first of its kind anywhere in the country aimed specifically at sustainable transportation design.
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In New Mexico, a group of industry trade organizations are challenging the implementation of new city-level energy efficiency codes on the basis that they are preempted by similar regulations at the federal level.
Proposed amendments to New York State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program Act could significantly increase the amount of available tax credits for Empire State developers.
A new Executive Order has created the New York State Green Procurement and Agency Sustainability Program, which aims to boost the Empire State’s purchase of environment-friendly products and services.
By 2009, all heating oil sold in New York City could be biodiesel if a bill proposed by Brooklyn’s David Yassky is passed by the City Council.
In testimony yesterday before the House Small Business Committee, the National Association of Home Builders emphasized its belief that voluntary energy efficiency programs and tax incentives remain the best approach for reducing residential energy consumption across America rather than blanket federal mandates. Pennsylvania home builder Frank Thompson told the Committee that “Congress should be promoting […]