Blog Wrap
July 3rd, 2008

A good week for the blogs:

What is in store for the New York Times’ digital future?
(Silicon Alley Insider)

An update on a proposal to bring a Fed Ex plant to a part of Queens already suffering from high asthma rates.
(Tri-State Transportation Campaign)

There is some value in leveraging the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to make subsidized housing residents eligible for increased aid in other areas, even if it doesn’t help them with energy costs.
(Public Utility Law Project)

An updated community mapping project recently debuted to catalog environmental problems, and it is currently focusing on the Newtown Creek area. (Habitat 2.0)

Businesses that blast their air conditioning out of open doors are being signaled out. (Racked)

Cuts to community board budgets were avoided in this year’s budget. (Gowanus Lounge)

A landowner and business group in Willets Point said the local community board’s conditional approval of the Bloomberg administration’s plans “imposed such severe conditions that the vote was tantamount to a rejection.” (The Real Estate)

An appeal to oppose a merger between the two largest insurers for city employees. (Democracy for NYC)

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