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NYC Housing Authority Announces Ambitious Climate Plan

New York plans to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions from public housing.
February 11, 2017, 1pm PST | Elana Eden
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New York City's housing authority is the largest in the nation—it manages over 8 percent of rentals, and houses more than 400,000 people citywide.

This week, the agency announced that it would reduce carbon emissions from its buildings by a minimum of 30 percent over the next ten years.

These cuts are part of the New York City Carbon Challenge, a Bloomberg-era program for businesses, universities, and other institutions that was recently expanded by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Published on Friday, February 3, 2017 in Next City
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