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October 27, 2007

Green roofs blocked by the historic and the new

The Wonkster

Several blocks away, elected officials just broke ground on an 80-unit residential development, but shadows from the planned buildings at the Atlantic Yards site would render the planned solar paneled roof unusable.

Meanwhile, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz praised Governor Eliot Spitzer for proposing new for global warming regulations and “for recognizing that with a little courage, being ‘green’ is much easier than people think.” But it can be harder with the conventions of the past and shadows from the new.

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Posted by amy at October 27, 2007 9:56 AM