Kate Zidar from the Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition tells us that at 10:00 am on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 there will be a New York City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings hearing addressing a number of issues, including greenroof legislation. Specifically, Int 0348-2010 is new legislation proposed that would require the NYC Dept of Buildings to “develop and, where appropriate, adopt existing detailed criteria for the installation of vegetated green roofs.”
WHO: Committee on Housing and Buildings
WHEN: Wednesday 10/20/2010 10:00 AM
WHERE: Meeting location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 16th Floor, New York, NY
In addition, there are a number of solar energy-related issues on the agenda – click here for more meeting details. Kate says to let them know if you are planning on going, or if you want more info on this emerging issue, and to check the S.W.I.M. website for updates.
If you live in New York City and would like to voice your opinion, here’s a great opportunity to attend and testify. For more information, please contact Kate Zidar at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
~ Linda V.