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Brookhaven Shifts To Single-Source Recycling

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-14 17:22.

Starting in January, the Town of Brookhaven will be the first on Long Island to switch over to single-source recycling as a way to boost participation.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Suffolk, Long Island | Read More >

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Pro-Transit Legislation

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-14 14:27.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week vetoed legislation to protect state revenues for public transportation, frustrating transit advocates who had been working on the bill for years.  


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Transportation, Funding,Statewide | Read More >

NYLCV Celebrates Energy Leaders On Long Island

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-14 11:59.

Many thanks to our honorees and keynote   speaker, David M. Daly, for making this event a   success.Many thanks to our honorees and keynote speaker, David M. Daly, for making this event a success.


Long Islanders turned out in force for NYLCV's Long Island Chapter Cocktail Party this week, to support our electoral and advocacy work on behalf of the environment.

A crowd of business leaders, environmentalists, elected officials and philanthropists packed into Carlyle on the Green at Bethpage Black to mix, mingle and celebrate the region's energy leaders. 


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Energy,Suffolk, Nassau, Long Island | Read More >

Climate Conference Opens, With Typhoon In Mind

Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-13 18:31.

International negotiations over tackling global warming began this week in Poland, a country defiantly reliant on coal as fuel for nearly 90 percent of its electricity. The talks opened in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which just devastated the Philippines.


Talking Trash, NYC Seeks Cleaner Trucks

Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-13 18:15.

As part of a package of air pollution control measures, the Bloomberg administration hopes to require about 8,300 private refuse collection trucks to meet updated EPA exhaust emissions standards by 2020.


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

A Trio of Newly Elected Long Islanders

Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Thu, 2013-11-07 16:35.

Three NYLCV endorsed non-incumbents into office on Tuesday. These victories represent important wins for the environment of Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Judi Bosworth
North Hempstead Supervisor


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Westchester Ushers In New Green Leadership

Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Thu, 2013-11-07 15:14.

Westchester County voters elected three NYLCV endorsed non-incumbents into office on Tuesday. These victories represent major wins for the environment of Westchester County.


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Newcomers Win Borough President And City Council Posts in NYC

Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-11-07 14:42.

Come January, two new Borough Presidents and nine Council members who share the League's vision for a sustainable future will take office in New York City.


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

Capital Region Gets Eco-Boost From Incoming Mayors

Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-11-07 14:34.

Kathy SheehanVoters in Albany and Saratoga Springs this week elected new mayors whose candidacies had received the League's strong support.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Capital District | Read More >

League Celebrates Election of Bill de Blasio as NYC Mayor

Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-11-07 14:18.

The de Blasio celebrates the election resultsThe New York League of Conservation Voters looks forward to working with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, who has pledged to build and improve upon the sustainability achievements and goals of outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg.


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