The First Annual Green City Challenge Competition
New York, NY – On Sunday, October 17, 2010 the first annual Green City Challenge will take place in Lower Manhattan. Contestants will race from one green business to another on bicycles and complete challenges that demonstrate their knowledge of how to live, work and eat green. They will earn giant jigsaw puzzle pieces and solve clues in their quest to reach the finish line. This event is designed to be fun and educational for New Yorkers who are already green as well as for those who are curious and want to learn more about ways to live a sustainable lifestyle.
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Truckers Gain Access to Millions of Dollars to Slash Air Pollution
(Elizabeth, N.J. – March 10, 2010) Leading the way to cleaner air and healthier communities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) unveiled a comprehensive agreement that will cut harmful pollution from the east coast’s busiest port. The states launched a $28 million truck replacement program, partially funded by $7 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which will replace old trucks with vehicles that meet stricter pollution standards. Continue reading City, State and Federal Government Take Action for Cleaner Port of New York and New Jersey