Bronx Community Board 8's Environment & Sanitation Committee deals with local issues involving the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and the NYC Department of Sanitation. The goal of the Committee is to advocate for a cleaner, healthier environment. The matters within the Committee's purview include the following: drinking water supply, distribution and quality, including oversight of the building of the Croton filtration plant; Sewage/wastewater system; Energy conservation and efficiency; Air, water and noise pollution; Protection of natural resources and ecology; Hazardous substance management. Trash collection and disposal; Street cleaning; Snow and ice removal; Vacant lot cleaning; Illegal signage, littering and illegal dumping of trash; Recycling; Graffiti removal and abatement; Canine-waste enforcement; Pest control; Derelict and abandoned vehicles.
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- Laura Spalter, Chair
- Robert Fanuzzi, Vice Chair
- Bob Bender
- Steven Froot