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.
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.
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.
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.