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Chelsea Piers Leads NYC in Wind Power

By Valerie Lapinski, Colin Orcutt, Maureen Sullivan, Nicole Turso, and Brian Winkowski New York: The New Windy City? City officials on Thursday honored Chelsea Piers, the country’s biggest sports and entertainment complex, for converting to 100% wind power. Chelsea Piers made the switch in October, making it the biggest business in NYC to use wind […]

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NYC Goes Green for Earth Day

By Jim Flood, Jessica Simeone, Michael Preston, and Kate Nocera On a beautiful spring day in Manhattan’s East Village, volunteers came out as part of the three-day Green Apple Festival, a yearly Earth Day event that spans 10 U.S. cities. Mike Lytle, the head gardener at Tompkins Square Park, put teams of volunteers to work […]

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Posted in Earth Day

The Green Economy, a work in progress

and Aisha Al-Muslim, Damiano Beltrami, Anastasia Economides, and Kate Zhao New York entrepreneurs are figuring out how to get the green by being green Green businesses are popping up all over the city—from Flatbush Avenue in downtown Brooklyn to the Bowery in Manhattan. But the term “green business” is somewhat amorphous. Entrepreneurs who are striving […]

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