Shea, Shannon Brescher; Meer, Beth
June 2008
New York State Conservationist;Jun2008, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p20
The article focuses on sustainability efforts of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) of New York. DEC fosters healthy communities by cleaning up contaminated brownfields, revitalizing urban centers and protecting open space. In addition to promoting a better future through its core mission and programs, DEC is also working to improve the sustainability of its own operations. DEC purchases one-fifth of its electricity from renewable green sources and has installed solar panels, fuel cells and wind turbines at a number of sites.


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