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New York Mega Mall Will be Driven by Green Power

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New York Mega Mall Will be Driven by Green Power

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New York Mega Mall Will be Driven by Green Power

New York Mega Mall Will be Driven by Green Power

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Around the country, cities are aging — especially cities built around industries that are now long gone. This week, Syracuse, N.Y., town officials agreed to move forward with a proposed mega-mall called Destiny USA, which would rival the size of the Mall of America. The developers of the mall promise that it will be 'green,' with all of its power coming from renewable sources.

Guests:

Emanuel Carter, associate professor, faculty of landscape architecture, State University of New York — College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography, Maxwell School of Syracuse University

Richard Smardon, professor and chair of the environmental studies faculty, State University of New York — College of Environmental Science and Forestry

David Nowak, project leader, urban forestry, USDA Forest Service