FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2006
STATEMENT FROM MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION APPROVAL OF CITY'S SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
"Today's approval of the City's Solid Waste Management Plan by the State Department of Environmental Conservation affirms the City's approach to a long-term, environmentally-friendly approach to managing solid waste. In July, the Administration and City Council agreed on this plan, which will fundamentally change the way the City transports residential and commercial waste, responsibly and equitability across all five boroughs. Today, this historic plan moves forward for the benefit of all New Yorkers for generations to come."
Stu Loeser/Virginia Lam (212) 788-2958