When the Mets begin play at Citi Field in April 2009, the stadium will be a glowing example of the magnificence of a 21st century ballpark. And to ensure that the future of New York City is just as bright, the Mets have teamed up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement several environmental measures in their new home.Since this is the Bush EPA, the Mets will now be allowed to emit more sulfur dioxide, the janitors hours will be cut, the team has purchased the Orioles' rights to dump mercury in the bullpen, the first Sunday game each month will be "asthma inhaler night," and oil drilling will begin in shallow left field.
Friday, March 14, 2008
The Mets and the EPA
The latest green-ballpark news comes from New York, where the Mets reveal that they've been working with the EPA to make Citi Field environmentally friendly: