New York City Comptroller John Liu on Friday called for the issuance of “green apple” bonds to rid all city public schools of light fixtures housing the known carcinogen polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, by 2015, six years ahead of the Bloomberg administration’s current schedule and at savings of $339 million.

Liu said his plan would lower the city’s greenhouse-gas emissions while creating 3,000 jobs.

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