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District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

October 29, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Resolution Calls for Global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Joins Other Major U.S. Cities in Worldwide Push for Cleaner, Renewable Future as Climate Crisis Worsens

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides will today introduce a resolution in support of a global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, which would commit the world’s nations to a more stable future.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22 

October 29, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

NYC Council Passes Two Bills Strengthening Climate Mobilization Act

Expands Carbon Emission Cuts to More Buildings, Creates Good Jobs in Retrofits and Energy Efficiency

Astoria, NY — The New York City Council today passed two bills that significantly emboldened the Climate Mobilization Act, the historic legislative package the body enacted last year considered a cornerstone for a Green New Deal.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

October 26, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

EP Committee Seeks Long-Term Plan for Tracing COVID-19 in NYC Sewage

Astoria, NY — The New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection today heard testimony on a pilot program to study wastewater for the coronavirus strain that causes COVID-19 and another that would rein in a major source of sewage backups. 

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The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Stresses Urgency to Combat Climate Change After Latest IPCC Report

Astoria, NY – New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today called on all levels of government to meaningfully act on climate change after the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this morning issued yet another stark report.

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The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

City Council Enacts Bills Promoting Clean Energy and Pollution-Free Safer Streets

Legislation Will Promote Renewable Energy Storage, Overnight Deliveries

New York City Hall — The New York City Council today passed several bills as part of Climate Week that will significantly help advance the Big Apple’s historic sustainability goals.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 23, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, School Officials Kick Off Solar Installation at P.S. 171 in Astoria

Panels Will Generate Half School’s Annual Energy, Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
For photos of this announcement, click here

Astoria, NY — Climate Week kicked off in Astoria today as construction kicked off to install new solar panels on P.S.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 26, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Astoria, NY — New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today called on NBC News to dedicate a portion of the 2020 Democratic Primary debates in Miami this week to fighting climate change at the national level. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

June 26, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

All At-Risk Neighborhoods Would Be Protected from Violent Threats of Climate Change

New York City Hall — Council Members Costa Constantinides and Justin Brannan today introduced a bill requiring a five-borough resiliency plan that will ensure every neighborhood from Riverdale to Rockaway is protect from rising sea levels, violent weather and coastal erosion brought about by climate change. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

April 18, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

New York City Council
Passes Bold, Sweeping Climate Mobilization Act

Legislative Package Sets
New York City on Course for a Brighter, Greener, Safer Future

New
York City Hall —
The New York City Council today voted in favor of the Climate Mobilization
Act, a nine-piece legislative package to fight the growing effects of climate
change on the City’s future.

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Council Member Costa Constantinides 
Keynote Address at DC37, AFSCME Earth Day Expo
125 Barclay Street, April 13
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Good afternoon!

I am so happy to celebrate Earth Day today with the amazing, hardworking women and men of DC37. A City is nothing without its people.

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