Tag: Legislation

  • DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

    DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

    Washington, D.C., Council members have submitted new legislation to help mitigate what they call the unnecessary deaths of numerous birds in the city. On March 14, Mary Cheh, D.C. council member, along with other members, introduced the “Migratory Local Wildlife Protection Act of 2022” to Nyasha Smith, secretary for the Council of the District of…

  • Michigan Legislature Introduced a Bill Addressing Clean Energy, Glazing

    Michigan Legislature Introduced a Bill Addressing Clean Energy, Glazing

    On March 8, a number of Michigan representatives and the Committees on Energy introduced a bipartisan bill to amend the 2010 “Property assessed clean energy act.” The act’s amendments include a change in title and a new addition. The act looks to “authorize local units of government to adopt property assessment programs and to create districts…

  • Bird-Friendly Legislation Introduced on Local and National Levels

    A New Jersey assemblyman has introduced a bill that would require certain buildings in Hackensack Meadowlands to use bird-friendly glass or other design techniques to reduce bird collisions. A related bill on the federal level has also been re-introduced after previous repeated attempts. The proposed legislation in New Jersey comes months after design renderings of…