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Commissioner Cas Holloway

New York City Deputy Mayor for Operations

Commissioner Cas Holloway appears in the following:

Explaining NYC's Composting Plan

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Bloomberg administration is considering expanding its voluntary food-scrap recycling plan -- and possibly making composting mandatory in the same way plastic recycling currently is. Cas Holloway, New York City deputy mayor for operations, and Ron Gonen, New York City's deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling, and sustainability, discuss composting in the city and answer your basic questions.

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Preparing New York for the Next Storm

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg has announced his plans to prepare New York City infrastructure and operations for future storms. Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, discusses the $20 billion proposal.

→ Resources: Full Proposal | Bloomberg Presentation (PDF) | WNYC News Rundown | NYTimes Report

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Funds to Rebuild Post-Sandy

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

It's been just over five months since Sandy hit. Cas Holloway, NYC Deputy Mayor for Operations, discusses the federal Community Development Block Grant program and other post-Sandy rebuilding resources. 

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Hudson River Sewage Discharge

Friday, July 22, 2011

Cas Holloway, NYC's Department of Environmental Preservation Commissioner, discusses the millions of gallons of sewage released into the Hudson after a fire at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Harlem this week.

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Water Worry

Thursday, July 08, 2010

As the heat wave drags on, what's the status of our water supply?  Cas Holloway, commissioner of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, talks about water issues in New York City, and Bruce Silverstone from the Aquarion Water Company discusses how the heat wave has created water supply concerns in some areas of Connecticut. 

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High Water

Monday, April 12, 2010

NYC Department of Environmental Protection commissioner Cas Holloway explains the nearly 13% hike in water rates and the new watershed protection guidelines.

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