Battery Park City Authority Releases Sustainability Plan

The Battery Park City Authority, charged with developing and maintaining a well-balanced the community on the Lower West Side of Manhattan that replaced deteriorating piers that once stood in the Hudson River, has released the Battery Park City Sustainability Plan. The comprehensive Plan is intended to achieve progressive sustainability targets over the next decade; and lay the groundwork for continued sustainability action after 2030. Centered on four Topic Areas — Energy, Water, Materials and Waste, and Site, the “Plan provides the framework for developing and implementing a carbon neutral Battery Park City by the middle of the century, in keeping with the mandate set forth in the New York State’s 2019 Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”