In a landmark Earth Day speech Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for New York City to become "the first environmentally sustainable 21st Century City", and proposed a list of measures both modest and controversial that, if fully implemented, could be for big cities what California’s Global Warming Solutions Act Bill was for states. Well, maybe I should say "will be for states." Hopefully! Please!

Sustainable South Bronx‘s Deputy Director Miquela Craytor gives us the view from one of the five boroughs, including one of the problems most important to South Bronx residents, the issue of toxic brownfields. LISTEN (11 min)