In Brooklyn, construction is underway for a 7-mile pipeline meant to reinforce the city’s natural gas system. Environmental activists have waged countless protests against the project run by National Grid—gaining political allies, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, who announced opposition in December.
There are still many unknowns regarding this groundbreaking carbon emissions regulation. Urban Green CEO John Mandyck joined this episode of "Sustainability Street" to speak about some of the bigger ones and explore what the solutions could be.
“There is a laser focus now on reducing carbon emissions from the built environment in New York unlike ever before,” said John Mandyck, the chief executive of Urban Green Council, a nonprofit advocacy group.