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NYC Long-Term Sustainability Plan


See: the plan leaving NYCWasteLess at NYC PlaNYC 2030

Law: NYC Charter leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Chapter 1, Section 20: Office of long-term planning and sustainability)

Summary: Local Law 17 of 2008 leaving NYCWasteLess establishes NYC's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability, and directs the City to provide and regularly update a long term sustainability plan that encompasses issues of housing, open space, brownfields, transportation, water quality and infrastructure, air quality, energy, and climate change. The law requires the creation of track-able sustainability indicators achievable by 2030, and annual reporting on progress. Environmental review duties shift from the Office of Environmental Coordination to the Mayor's Office of Operations.

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