Council Member Constantinides (photo: Jeff Reed/City Council)
At a recent hearing of the City Council Committee on Environmental Protection, the de Blasio administration expressed its opposition to a bill that would establish a New York City Department of Sustainability and Climate Change.
The bill, Intro. 1399, was introduced in February by Council Member Costa Constantinides, a Queens Democrat and chair of the environmental protection committee.
It would make New York City among the first in the nation to implement a municipal-level...