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NY announces first-in-the-nation state concrete mandate

September 25, 2023

The guidelines mandate that environmental product declarations must be submitted for all concrete mixes used in qualifying state construction projects and must demonstrate that they achieve an environmental impact below the limits set by the state, effective Jan. 1, 2025. Officials are working toward providing concrete producers with the technical assistance they need to meet these EPD requirements, the release said.

With some of the nation’s most aggressive climate and clean energy initiatives, New York aims to achieve a zero-emission electricity sector by 2040, including 70% renewable energy generation by 2030 and economy-wide carbon neutrality by 2050, according to Hochul’s office.

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