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Hearing on Green Roof Local Law this week…

This Wednesday, October 20, at 10AM, there will be a hearing in regards to a new legislation that would require the Dept of Buildings to “develop and, where appropriate, adopt existing detailed criteria for the installation of vegetated green roofs.”

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

You can find out more (we will also update this space as we learn more) by attending and testifying at this hearing:
Committee on Housing and Buildings
Wednesday 10/20/2010 10:00 AM
Meeting location:250 Broadway – Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
More meeting details

FYI it looks like there are a number of energy-related issues on the agenda, so this will be one issue of many.┬áLet us know if you are planning on going, or want more info on this emerging issue – swimmablenyc@gmail.com

UPDATE: Another intro has been added for this hearing, to allow “live food-producing” plants to be eligible for the green roof tax credit.

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