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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE04-51a

September 20, 2004

Contact: Natalie Millner (718) 595-6600

New York City DEP Cosponsors Workshop for Bronx Dry Cleaners on Bronx Environmental Interest Free Revolving Loan Fund

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Bureau of Environmental Compliance along with the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation’s (BOEDC) Bronx Initiative for Energy and the Environment, in consultation with the National Cleaners Association (NCA) will sponsor a talk for Bronx dry cleaners by experts in the field. The workshop will cover three topics; the Interest Free Revolving Loan Fund, preparing for DEP fourth generation equipment perc inspections, and the successful performance of alternative technologies to perc.

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 ; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location:

Bronx Borough President’s Office
198 East 161 st Street , Room 201
Bronx , New York

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr., and the BOEDC have established the Bronx Initiative for Energy and the Environment. The goals of the Initiative are to demonstrate pathways to more environmentally beneficial practices for the improvement of air quality in the Bronx . This workshop specifies issues for dry cleaners. Future workshops will be held for other Bronx businesses and building owners to assist them in implementing energy efficient measures and/or new technologies.

For reservations, please contact DEP at (718) 595-4394 or 4153. Refreshments will be served.

 

More Information

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600