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NYLCV Joins People's Climate March

Submitted by Ya-Ting Liu on Tue, 2014-07-29 14:54.

On Sept. 23, leaders from around the world -- including President Barack Obama -- will meet in New York City to discuss the climate crisis and steps countries can take to help combat it. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders to commit to meaningful action that will reduce emissions and strengthen resilience.


Clean-Water Dollars Are Not Meant For Bridges

Submitted by Christopher Goeken on Tue, 2014-07-29 09:11.

Summer in New York brings with it hiking in the mountains, fireworks on the Fourth of July and backyard barbeques.


Health Bucks Come To The Bronx

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Mon, 2014-07-28 17:19.

OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER RITCHIE TORRES

NEW YORK LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS


Rafael Moure - 347-685-4550 - rmoure@council.nyc.gov

 

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

 


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Transportation,New York City | Read More >

Interns Make Big Difference At NYLCV

Submitted by Austen Blease on Fri, 2014-07-25 10:14.

Have you ever wondered how NYLCV accomplishes all the work we do?

Ian   Edeson, right, is interning in our  Policy Advocacy department with  its  director, Christopher Goeken,    left.Ian Edeson, right, is interning in our Policy Advocacy department with its director, Christopher Goeken, left.Look no further than the dedicated interns who make a big difference for our organization -- and for the environment, too.


NYLCV Member Spotlight: Hank Gutman

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Mon, 2014-06-30 16:39.

Henry ("Hank") Gutman has been a member of NYLCV's Board since 2010 and was elected Vice Chair in 2013. Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio named Gutman as the new Chair of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, giving him a unique opportunity to help shape the future of this thriving waterfront area.

Hank GutmanHank GutmanNYLCV Eco-Politics sat down with Gutman to learn more about his new role and his work with NYLCV.


Coming Soon: 2014 Legislative Progress Report

Submitted by Christopher Goeken on Mon, 2014-06-30 16:04.

Just how green is the New York State Legislature?

Find out in the coming days, when NYLCV will issue our 2014 Environmental Progress Report.


State Senate Nixes Long Island Water Quality Bill

Submitted by Austen Blease on Mon, 2014-06-30 14:11.

Long Island gets its drinking water from   underground -- making it a challenge to keep pure in a highly developed   region.Long Island gets its drinking water from underground -- making it a challenge to keep pure in a highly developed region.

 

A major effort to improve water quality on Long Island went down in the final moments of the legislative session, but the fight is far from over.


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Legislative Session Over, Endorsement Seasons Begins

Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Mon, 2014-06-30 13:20.

Albany has closed up shop for the year and legislators running for re-election are back in their districts touting their record of accomplishment. Non-incumbents, on the other hand, are out there trying to persuade voters that Albany is broken and it's time for a change. Meanwhile, over a dozen legislative seats that have been vacant all session long -- plus others which have become recently vacated -- have candidates coming out of the woodwork.


Environmental Questions About Tappan Zee Funding

Submitted by Austen Blease on Tue, 2014-06-17 14:09.

In a controversial move, the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. announced that it will loan $511.45 million to help build the new Tappan Zee Bridge.


NYLCV To Co-Sponsor Forum on Water Facilities Infrastructure

Submitted by Jennifer Louie on Tue, 2014-06-03 16:20.

 

The Rockefeller Institute of Government of SUNY is hosting a forum on the challenges facing our water facilities infrastructure (including sewage treatment and water treatment facilities and green infrastructure).


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