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Get Your Tickets Today for the Young Professionals Happy Hour!


We are excited to announce two new guest speakers at our Young Professionals Happy Hour - Murray Fisher, President of the New York Harbor Foundation and co-creator of the foundation's two initiatives, the New York Harbor School and Billion Oyster Project, and Kate Orff, founder and design director of SCAPE and a partner with the Billion Oyster Project.


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New York Stores: Stop Pumping Frigid Air Onto the Sidewalks

Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-07-30 11:12.

On a sticky summer day, it is not unusual to see NYC stores keep their doors open to draw shoppers in with a cool blast of air. This is why New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs kicked off a “Shut the Front Door!” initiative on July 22. This initiative is attempting to educate businesses about being economical in their energy usage. On the 22nd, roughly 200 volunteers fanned out across the five boroughs to encourage businesses to shut their front doors.
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NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Energy,New York City

Riverkeeper Calls for Study on Fish Deaths Near New Tappan Zee Bridge

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-07-24 11:04.
Sturgeon in the Hudson can live for up to 60 years.Sturgeon in the Hudson can live for up to 60 years.

The story of the new Tappan Zee Bridge being built has had many twists and turns, from battles on how to fund it, to what kind of transit should be included, and now includes dead fish. 


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NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water

Riverkeeper's 2015 "How's the Water" Report

Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-07-09 11:17.
Hudson RiverHudson River

New Yorkers voted the Pure Waters Bond Act into effect in 1965 in order to improve the water quality of the Hudson Valley. New York’s clean water advocate Riverkeeper has been sampling and testing the water quality of the Hudson River Estuary and its watershed ever since. Riverkeeper’s 2015 “How’s the Water?” report includes analysis of over 6,000 water samples gathered since 2008.
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NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water,Statewide
 

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