Reuters: Infamous New York island jail could have new, green lifeDecember 20, 2019
“It’s turning something that has been bleak, maybe gray and black, into something with a lot of potential for light and green,” said Melissa Iachan, senior staff attorney at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, a civil rights organization.
The proposals would transform the “literally toxic” island and help “end our addiction to fossil fuel and change the legacy of this island from one of just horror and trauma to one of possibility and clean air and sustainability,” she added.
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Big Story 10, December 20, 2019 – Ellen Wulfhorst
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