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Mayor Nutter Announces “Arborly Love” Spring 2014 Tree Giveaway

February 20, 2014 – Today at John F. Kennedy Plaza/Love Park, Mayor Michael A. Nutter Nutter and Deputy Mayor/Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis announced that more than 2,000 trees would be given this spring as part of the TreePhilly

Posted in Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Recreation

Mayor Nutter Announces Philadelphia to Participate in National Effort to Reduce Climate Pollution

New City Energy Project Could Save City $77 Million, Cut Emissions Equal to Carbon Footprint of 23,000 Homes Annually   January 29, 2014 – Mayor Michael Nutter today announced that Philadelphia has been selected to join The City Energy Project (CEP), a

Posted in Environment, Health, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter’s Response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Philadelphia, January 28, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address:   “Tonight, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to making America a nation of fairness, opportunity and

Posted in Employment, Environment, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

City of Philadelphia Announces Snow Emergency

Philadelphia, January 21, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that a Snow Emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 4:00 p.m. today.   For citizens, a Snow Emergency means all parked cars must be moved

Posted in Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

City of Philadelphia Responds to Bitterly Cold Weather

City departments provide cold weather tips for citizens.   January 7, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia prepared for the frigid weather today and expected tomorrow with a coordinated response across City departments.   “Over the next few days, as we

Posted in Environment, Health, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Mayor Nutter, Philadelphia Water Department Celebrate New Biogas Cogeneration Facility

November 22, 2013– Mayor Michael A. Nutter, EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin, Philadelphia Water Department Commissioner Howard Neukrug, Ameresco, Inc., Bank of America and other federal, state and local officials cut the ribbon and toured the new Biogas

Posted in Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Transportation & Utilties

Reporting Deadline Extended for City of Philadelphia’s New Energy Benchmarking Program

 Building owners will have until November 25th to report, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability to offer ‘office hours.’ October 30, 2013 – The City of Philadelphia has extended the reporting deadline for owners and/or operators of large commercial buildings in order to comply

Posted in Businesses, Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, People We Serve, Press Release

Mayor Nutter’s Statement on President Obama’s Climate Change Address

Philadelphia, June 25, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter made the following statement on President Obama’s Climate Change Address:   “The broad and comprehensive climate action plan unveiled today by President Obama gives us a path forward to making meaningful

Posted in Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA WINS EPA GRANT TO PLAN FOR THE REUSE OF BROWNFIELD PROPERTIES ALONG THE FRANKFORD CREEK

Philadelphia, April 30, 2013 –The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the City of Philadelphia as one of 20 communities to receive a grant to conduct a planning study to guide the cleanup and reactivation of brownfield land.  A $200,000

Posted in Environment, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter Announces Results of 6th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup

Philadelphia, April 17, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the Philadelphia Streets Department announced results of last Saturday’s 6th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup.  A total of 13,198 volunteers participated in cleaning and greening projects across Philadelphia. This year’s cleanup

Posted in Environment, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics
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