FORA.tv Speaker - Rohit Aggarwala
Rohit Aggarwala, Director of the NYC Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability within the Mayor’s Office of Operations. Aggarwala’s office is charged with creating a long-term sustainability plan to ensure New York City’s continued prosperity, growth, and health for the year 2030. On Earth Day 2007, PlaNYC was introduced. It involves 127 separate initiatives that include: housing an additional one million New Yorkers affordably; increasing access to parks, playgrounds, and open spaces; reclaiming brownfields; developing critical backup systems for the aging water network to ensure reliability; providing additional reliable power sources and upgrading existing power plants; and reducing water pollution so that waterways can be open for recreation.
01.24.08 | 01:19:49 min
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