New NYC Law Requires New Buildings To Have Bird-Friendly Windows

Published on 11 Dec 2019, 0:14
The New York City Council passed the country’s most comprehensive bird-safe glass law. Proposed Initiative 1482B requires any new construction and certain renovations to use bird-safe materials. According to Gizmodo, advocates for the bill hope the law will prevent bird-strike deaths. A conservation biologist said the city is “setting an important precedent for other municipalities.” New York City sits on the Atlantic Flyway, making it a well-known spot for avian biodiversity.

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