Published: Mar. 13, 2023, 6:30 a.m.

By Joseph Ostapiuk |

The Staten Island Ferry makes it morning run to lower Manhattan on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. (Staten Island Advance/ Steve Zaffarano)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A plan to fundamentally change New York City’s zoning regulations to help reach its ambitious climate goals received an endorsement from a leading environmental organization this week in a boost to the proposal’s prospects.