Gennaro on the Big Screen

Jim Gennaro, the silver-haired City Councilman who chairs the Environmental Committee, is featured in a new film that’s being screened

Jim Gennaro, the silver-haired City Councilman who chairs the Environmental Committee, is featured in a new film that’s being screened at Sundance Film Festival, along with Woody Harrelson and Julia Roberts.

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The documentary, called "Fields of Fuel” investigates the causes of and possible solutions to the United States’ dependency on foreign oil.

From a Council statement on the movie:

In the film, Council Member Gennaro speaks about a new piece of legislation he has authored that, if signed into law, will mandate all heating oil sold in New York City to contain a specified minimum concentration of biodiesel fuel while strictly limiting its sulfur content. Specifically, the bill would require the city’s heating oil to be least 20% biodiesel by 2013 with a maximum sulfur concentration of 15 parts per million.

Gennaro on the Big Screen