Annual Progress Report on the City's Long-Term Planning and Sustainability Efforts, OneNYC. The report includes the city's progress made to implement and undertake policies, programs and actions included in the sustainability plan or updated sustainability plan.
The de Blasio administration announced their plans for their Long Island City Investment Strategy, which outlines the City's plans to invest $180 million in new City funding for infrastructure improvements, including schools, transportation, and open space.
Mayor’s Office of Sustainability with support from the Department of Education announced that to begin Climate Week in the City they'd be launching BRING IT, a multi-channel campaign focused on helping students, and by extension their family and friends, reduce waste through advocacy and action.
Mayor de Blasio's administration announced the welcoming of Climate Week to NYC for the 10th consecutive year, which gathered international leaders from across the public, private and government sectors to showcase and discuss global climate action
Mayor de Blasio announced the launch of PUREsoil NYC, an innovative initiative that recycles clean soil from construction projects in NYC to community uses, where it improves soil quality and increase resilience to the effects climate change.
Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Penny Abeywardena announced that New York City had submitted an innovative review of its local progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the United Nations
The de Blasio Administration announced that it will move forward with the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX), which will increase transit options for over half a million New Yorkers, with a subsequent environmental impact study being planned to analyze the effect of the connector.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Abeywardena announced that NYC will publish its progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals on the status of efforts to achieve the global benchmarks to address poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
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.
This report fulfills the reporting requirement of Local Law 103 of 2015 which requires that DOHMH conduct community air quality surveys and publish the results annually.
Report on auxiliary power Units in FDNY ambulances as Of October 2018 includes an auxiliary power unit to meet the FDNY Green initiative that enables the ambulances to fully operate without the need to run the vehicle’s engine in idle mode.
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Local Law 11/2015, which requires the NYC Department of
Finance (DOF) to report annually to the City Council on outstanding Environmental Control
Board (ECB)-adjudicated judgement by November 1 each fiscal year
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pursuing an energy policy of a "circular economy of organics," aiming to minimize organic waste sent to landfills and maximize the recovery and beneficial use of all resource streams.
Work has begun on a $300 million project to install new clean-burning co-generation engines at the North River Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in west Harlem. Ground was broken on a $31 million project to bring street and infrastructure improvements to Far Rockaway, Queens.