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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

November 19, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Follows Recommendations by OneNYC Panel to Meaningfully Fight Climate Change

Astoria, NY — Council Members Costa Constantinides and Mark Treyger today introduced a bill requiring the City to track certain indicators to better understand climate change’s threat to New York. 

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

September 25, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Recognizes Community Work Through Pandemic, New Investments at Hallets Point Peninsula

Astoria, NY — Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor, CEO of Urban Upbound, and Council Member Costa Constantinides today joined with members of the Astoria Houses community to celebrate Climate Week, distribute food to those in need, and announce recent improvements on the Hallets Point Peninsula. 

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

November 6, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Astoria, NY — Community leaders and elected officials gathered today to celebrate the installation of a new four-way stop sign and crosswalk at 12th Street and Astoria Boulevard.

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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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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 

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

Fulfills Promise to Improve Waterfront Environment for Astoria Houses, Local Schools

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides and the Economic Development Corporation today announced work will begin early next year to revitalize the Hallets Cove waterfront.

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

October 15, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Asks DOT to Reimagine Dangerous Thoroughfare Following Tragedy

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides, community leaders, and street safety advocates today called on the City’s Department of Transportation to drastically improve street safety on Astoria’s 24th Avenue.

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

October 13, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Some Residents Have Gone Three Weeks Without Ability to Cook

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides issued the following statement about the ongoing gas outages at a building within the NYCHA Astoria Houses development.

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Astoria, NY – Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, issued the following statement on the New York Power Authority’s agreement to work with members of the PEAK Coalition to explore clean replacements for New York City’s dirty “peaker” plants:

“Today marks a milestone agreement between the New York Power Authority and leaders in New York City’s environmental justice communities, who for too long have lived in the shadows of smoke stacks.

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