Regional green news

May 11, 2011 12:36:22 PM PDT
Here's what's making local green news in our area:Lights out in NYC for Earth Hour
NEW YORK -- The World Wildlife Fund is hoping you'll turn out the lights for an hour this weekend in a show of support for the environment.

Hudson Valley activist to receive EPA award
BEACON, N.Y. -- New York resident honored at NYC ceremony

New York City passes laws to make buildings more efficient
NEW YORK -- New York City has passed legislation intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, which are the city's largest source of heat-trapping gases.

Empire State Building going green
NEW YORK -- The lights at the top of the Empire State Building already change colors and now the building itself is getting a permanent green makeover.