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EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.


Mayor de Blasio Touts Sustainability in State of the City

Submitted by Jordan Levine on Fri, 2016-02-05 13:53.

On the evening of February 4, 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio presented his third State of the City Speech.

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Comptroller DiNapoli Wades Into Divestment Versus Investment Debate

Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Fri, 2016-02-05 13:24.

 After receiving the New York State Bar Association's award for environmental achievement, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli took to the podium to

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Supreme Court Delivers Victory For Environment

Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Fri, 2016-01-29 18:11.

 The Supreme Court has issued a ruling that will be a huge boon to the fight against climate change.

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East Hampton Moves Towards Micro Grid

Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Fri, 2016-01-22 18:04.

 The town of East Hampton, Long Island has undertaken a study on the feasibility of a community micro grid.

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NYC's Silent Lead Problem

Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Fri, 2016-01-22 18:01.

 With the Flint water crisis raging, there's a silent epidemic in our own midst. According to an article by Vox, urban environments face immense, unchecked levels of lead - including here in New York. 


Study: Clean Energy Mandates Carry Massive Benefits

Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Fri, 2016-01-15 13:25.

 Not content with an already impressive growth rate for clean energy, New York State has adopted increasingly rigorous mandates.

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Environment Is Big Winner in State of the State

Submitted by Jordan Levine on Fri, 2016-01-15 13:05.
Governor Cuomo's State of the State address featured a number of items at the top of our list of policy priorities and overall amounted to the strongest pro-environment platform in recent memory:

Urban Farming Offers Progress In Brooklyn

Submitted by Jordan Levine on Fri, 2016-01-08 18:26.

 NYC's Building Healthy Communities initiative has had a tangible impact in Brooklyn.

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Governor Unveils Environment and Infrastructure Agenda Ahead of State of the State Speech

Submitted by Jordan Levine on Fri, 2016-01-08 18:24.

 Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially laid the groundwork for a green 2016. The governor unveiled a mass of proposals this week, aimed at tackling a number of long-standing environmental issues.

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2016 Federal Budget Includes Victories for the Environment

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-12-18 12:37.

Hoping to avert another government shutdown, Congress reached an agreement on a $1.1 trillion budget for 2016, with compromises from both sides of the aisle. The move has major implications for the environment, throughout the country and in New York State.


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