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    The Green Pinstripes? Yankees Hire Environmental Scientist
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    File Photo: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Brett Gardner #11 and Aaron Hicks #31 after defeating the Oakland Athletics by a score of 7-2 to win the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on October 03, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

    What to Know

    • The New York Yankees are going green, hiring an environmental science adviser.

    • The team said Tuesday that Allen Hershkowitz

    • Hershkowitz will focus on energy use, waste management, water conservation and food services at Yankee Stadium

    The New York Yankees are going green, hiring an environmental science adviser.

    The team said Tuesday that Allen Hershkowitz will focus on energy use, waste management, water conservation and food services at Yankee Stadium.

    Hershkowitz has a Ph.D. in political economics, specializing in energy resources economics, from the City University of New York Graduate School. He has been a senior scientist for 26 years at the Natural Resources Defense Council.

    Hershkowitz is chairman and founding director of Sport and Sustainability International, a group that uses the reach of to protect the environment. He is co-founder and past president of the Green Sports Alliance, an organization founded by pro teams in the Northwest to promote sustainable communities.

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