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Green Infrastructure


May 30, 2012 | Posted by Mintzer, Karen | Permalink

On March 13, 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced a final agreement requiring New York City to improve the overall water quality in New York Harbor.  The agreement requires New York City to invest approximately $187 million over the next three years and an estimated $2.4 billion of public and private funding over the next 18 years to install green infrastructure technologies to manage stormwater before it enters the City’s combined sewer system. 

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