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Sep
9
2010
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Supervisor Bellone's success underscores the fact that big cities aren't the only ones who can hatch innovative ideas and become national leaders on local sustainability. Bellone, a LEED AP, led the launch of Long Island Green Homes in 2008, the nation's first property assessed clean energy (PACE) program to help homeowners surmount the upfront costs of making energy efficiency improvements - and dramatically save money and reduce...read more »

Sep
9
2010
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg - One of eight US mayors driving green progress

ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA, a non-profit with more than 1,800 members worldwide that are organizing sustainability and green initiatives, has published a list of eight U.S. mayors and elected officials leading environmental innovation and smart city initiatives in their communities. The list is part of the ICLEI’s ...read more »

Apr
16
2009

The 50 Most Influential Long Islanders of 2009

...Bellone puts the “super” in supervisor.... Bellone is likeable, humble and hard working...

What do people with power do? More importantly, what can someone accomplish with power? In 2008, an African-African man won an historic...read more »

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