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Gianaris pushes his clean-air bill

Posted by Rebecca Henely in District 12, State Senate on April 28, 2011 | No Comments

In celebration of Earth Day last week, state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) touted the pro-environment legislation he has recently introduced that would reduce emissions and crack down on polluters. β€œIt’s been a priority of mine from the first day I was elected to the [state] Assembly,” Gianaris said. The senator said that since his district [...]

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Gennaro bill slated to clean Queens air

Posted by Anna Gustafson in City Council, District 24 on July 29, 2010 | No Comments

The legislation, Intro 194-A, will require that buildings burn less No. 4 heating oil β€” one of the dirtiest types of fuel. Additionally, it mandates that the No. 4 oil will be phased out when buildings need to replace their heating system equipment, which city officials said will help to create environmentally friendly jobs.