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Sustainable LI announces conference speakers

Steve Israel

Steve Israel

At an event titled "The Rally for Resources," keynote speakers at the fifth annual Sustainability Conference will include U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Dix Hills) and New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

The event is sponsored by Sustainable Long Island.

Also speaking at the March 4 event will be Woody Tasch, president of Slow Money, a nonprofit dedicated to building networks and products to invest in small, local businesses.

The event will also include a Nassau County bus tour, a networking lunch provided by numerous top Long Island restaurants, and interactive sessions on several topics, including:
Brownfields redevelopment
Food project financing
Open space preservation
Infrastructure implementation

The event is from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Carlyle on the Green, in Bethpage State Park.

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