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2008 News and Events

Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan Tuesday, December 16, 2008
City releases the Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan
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T. Boone Pickens Monday, December 9, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens Announce the Support of the American Lung Association for the Pickens Plan
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg Monday, December 8, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at U.S. Conference of Mayors Infrastructure Announcement with House Ways and Means Chairman Rangel
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Photo of Mayor Blomberh Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and Broadway Launch Broadway Goes Green
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg Friday, November 14, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Incentive / Disincentive Program to Reach Goal of Green Taxi Fleet
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Mayor Bloomberg Friday, October 23, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and University Officials Announce Four New Universities Joining PlaNYC Challenge to Reach Ambitious Goal of Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions 30 Percent in 10 Years
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Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan Friday, October 3, 2008
Mayor Announces Planyc Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg Friday, September 12, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Addresses ServiceNation Summit and Announces New GreeNYC Community Service Initiative
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Filing with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission About the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on New York City Victory in State Water Taste Test at New York State Fair
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Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Opens Restored Access Path at Highbridge Park, One of Eight Regional Parks Redeveloped Under PlaNYC
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City's First Steps Toward Developing Off-Shore Windfarms and Other Sources of Renewable Energy at 2008 National Clean Energy Summit
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Launches Task Force to Adapt Critical Infrastructure to Environmental Effects of Climate Change
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Energy Conservation Plan Cover  Monday, July 7, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Long-Term Plan to Reduce Municipal Energy Consumption
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Thursday, June 26, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg, New York City Global Partners and Columbia University Host Urban Public Health and Climate Change Summit
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Thursday, June 25, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On the Close of a Productive Legislative Session in Albany That Delivered Real Results for New York City
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Thursday, June 19, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Recent Progress in PlaNYC Legislative Agenda
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Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, June 16th, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and DoT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announce "Summer Streets," a Car-Free City Route for Health and Recreation
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Mayor Bloomberg  Thursday, June 5th, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Attends Climate Group Announcement
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Keynote Address at World Science Summit
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Stair Climbing Sign  Tuesday, May 20, 2008
City Officials Unveil New Icon to Inspire New Yorkers to Take the Stairs for Better Health and a Greener NYC
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1010 Wins Weekly Radio Address  Sunday, May 18, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Latest Progress On PlaNYC Goals in Weekly Radio Address
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Thursday, May 15, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Flips Switch On First Tri-Generation Power Plant in NYC
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Launches Second Phase of "Schoolyards to Playgrounds" Project for PlaNYC Goal of All New Yorkers Living Within a Ten Minute Walk of a Park or Playground
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Codifying the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg, Sting and the Police Announce Contribution to Milliontreesnyc and Reveal That Their Last Ever Concert Will Take Place in New York City to Benefit Local Public Television Stations
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, May 5, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce Start of Rockaway Ferry Service on May 12, Restored Service to Williamsburg and Expanded East River Routes
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, April 28, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Results of the Work of the Flood Mitigation Taskforce at the Beginning of Flood Season
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and David Rockefeller Announce $10 Million Commitment Towards MillionTreesNYC
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Progress 2008 Cover  Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Update on PlaNYC Initiatives and Issues the 2008 PlaNYC Progress Report
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Celebrates Completion of Largest 'Green' Affordable Housing in Harlem
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Friday, April 18, 2008
Statement by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On the Taxi and Limousine Commission's Approval of City's Plan for "Green" Black Cars
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plaNYC  Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces a Request for Proposals Will Be Issued Today for Solar Developers to Install Solar Panels on City Owned Buildings
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plaNYC  Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Keynote Address at Newsweek's Second Annual Global Environment Leadership Conference
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, April 7, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on the Failure of the State Legislature to Vote Congestion Pricing
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Something Big Is Taking Root  Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Declares April 2008 MillionTreesNYC Month
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, March 31, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Praises Historic Passage of Congestion Pricing Legislation in City Council
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, March 31, 2008
Labor Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Pass Congestion Pricing
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Sunday, March 30, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Release of Report on Job Creation Resulting From PlaNYC
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Sunday, March 30, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Senate Amending Congestion Pricing Legislation
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Friday, March 28, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Assembly Introduction of Congestion Pricing Legislation
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plaNYC  Thursday, March 27, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Introduces U.S. Senator Barack Obama at Speech on the Economy in Manhattan
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Public Service Commission's Release of Order On New Rate Plan for Con Edison
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg, MTA Executive Director and CEO Sander, and DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Unveil New MTA Select Bus Service (SBS) System
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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg  Monday, March 24, 2008
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Senate Introduction of Congestion Pricing Legislation
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Thursday, March 20, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and MTA Executive Director Sander Announce New Express Bus Route to be Deployed - If Congestion Pricing Passes
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Calls on Albany and City Council to Approve Congestion Pricing Plan in Speech at Crain's Breakfast Forum
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg  Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announce Residential Parking Permit Program as Part of Congestion Pricing
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Comprehensive Plans for "Green" Black Cars
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PlanYC logo Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Presides Over Bill Signing Ceremony
Signs Legislation Requiring Creation of Stormwater Management Plan
Signs Legislation Requiring Use of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel by Diesel-Powered City-Owned Ferries
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PlanYC logo Monday, February 11, 2008
Mayor Announces Plan to Reduce the Use of Tropical Hardwoods
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PlanYC logo Monday, February 4, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Sadik-Khan Accept National Bicycle Friendly Community Award
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PlanYC logo Thursday, January 31, 2008
Statement from Mayor Bloomberg on Final Recommendation from Traffic Mitigation Commission
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PlanYC logo Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Accepts the National Mayoral Leadership Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors
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PlanYC logo Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg presides over bill signing ceremony
Signs legislation establishing plastic bag recycling program
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Photo of Mayor Bloomberg Saturday, January 19, 2008
Mayor Bloomberg Joins Governors Rendell and Schwarzenegger to Create "Building America's Future" - a Non-Partisan Coalition for Federal Infrastructure Investment
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