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Crowley to hold environmental town hall

Homeowners can learn how to install solar panels, such as the one shown here in Jamaica, during a town hall sponsored by City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley.
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City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) has scheduled a green town hall for 7 p.m. on Nov. 16 at PS 49 in Middle Village.

“In these tough economic times, going green is one of the best ways to save money,” Crowley said in a statement. “I invite all homeonwers to take advantage of this town hall to learn important information, protect the environment and, most importantly, save money.”

Experts from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the Community Environmental Center and the city Department of Housing are expected to attend and teach residents how they can save money while also helping the environment.

Free energy audits and energy-saving light bulbs will be available for interested residents along with information on how to install solar panels, use Energy Star appliances and what rebates and incentives are available to green their homes.

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