The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is constructing Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) retention facilities as part of the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup. DEP was featured in the New York Times regarding its work to study the effects of cloudbursts.
The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) highlights NYC’s sustainable development achievements since 2015. It uses the common language of the Global Goals to translate NYC’s local actions to a global audience, with a focus on the five priority Goals for the 2018 HLPF.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has begun construction on a $67 million energy efficiency upgrade at the Hunts Point Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in the south Bronx. The new centrifuges are designed to consume 60% less electricity and process 25% more material