Archive for September 6th, 2006

Nassau Legislature Expected to Approve a $100M Bond Issue to Protect Environment

September 6, 2006

On Tuesday the The Nassau Legislature (New York)  is expected to unanimously approve a $100 million bond issue designed to preserve open space and protect the environment. The Environment Protection Bond passed through the rules committee last week. The bond goes in front of the voters in November. “It’s going in front of the people,” […]

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China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

September 6, 2006
China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

China and European Union leaders will discuss cooperation on energy and climate issues in an upcoming summit. The two sides will discuss cooperation in energy and the environment, Li said, without offering any details. “The willingness of China and the EU to strengthen cooperation in energy and climate change will be reflected in the declaration,” […]

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Brad Pitt Unveils “Green” Housing Designs for New Orleans Rebuilding

September 6, 2006
Brad Pitt Unveils

Actor Brad Pitt recently unveiled a “green” housing design for New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward and said he was appalled by the slow pace of rebuilding since Hurricane Katrina hit last year. Two New York City architects won a contest, underwritten by Pitt, for an affordable, environmentally sound housing design. Their complex of single family […]

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