"Towns Tackle 'Green' Building Laws"

"In Yonkers last week, Mayor Philip A. Amicone announced he would veto new legislation requiring that developers of residential and commercial buildings hew to 'green' construction practices -- not because he opposes sustainable development, the mayor said, but because of legal, technical and political issues."

Elsa Brenner reports for the New York Times December 17, 2009.


See Also:

"New Orleans in the Forefront of a Green Building Revolution" (Christian Science Monitor)

"Green Building Comes of Age" (Christian Science Monitor)

Source: Christian Science Monitor, 12/22/2009