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Wasted Opportunity? Confronting NYC’s Solid Waste Challenges
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 8:00 am-12:00 pm


This forum will explore the critical and timely issue of how New York City can best manage the nonrecyclable fraction of its municipal solid waste. Our speakers will discuss the economic, environmental and public health impacts of the city’s current system of managing unrecyclable waste, with a new system utilizing a range of new conversion technologies that extract and convert energy and other resources from waste.

Moderator:
ADAM LISBERG, Editor-in-Chief for City Hall and The Capitol

Speakers:
CASWELL HOLLOWAY, NYC Deputy Mayor for Operations; JAMES J. BINDER, P.E., Principal, Alternative Resources, Inc.; CAROL KELLERMANN, President, Citizens Budget Commission; THOMAS MATTE, M.D., Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Environmental Surveillance and Policy, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Sponsored by:
Committee on Energy; Committee on Environmental Law

Co-sponsored by:
New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund; Columbia Law School’s Center for Climate Change Law


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Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)