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Green NYC: Environmental Protection

Mike Bloomberg made environmental protection a top priority, launching the nation’s first local program to reclaim brownfields and restoring 146 acres of wetlands. During his tenure, the City also purchased and preserved nearly 90,000 acres of rural land to protect the quality of its water supply.

  • Began Nation’s first program to reclaim brownfields.
  • Purchased nearly 90,000 acres of land in the City’s watershed to protect the City’s water supply.
  • Restored 146 acres of wetlands.