EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-12-05 11:41.
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will be the decider on the fate of a bill requiring chain stores and restaurants to replace polystyrene (often known by its trademark name
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-12-05 11:23.
Continuing climate change could cause mass animal and plant extinctions , huge ocean dead zones and the collapse of polar sea ice, the National Research Council said in a report released this week.
Submitted by Hannah McGovern on Wed, 2013-12-04 18:00.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration says it is open to reforming New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program, which helps revitalize contaminated properties.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Wed, 2013-11-27 15:51.
NYLCV and our environmental partners rallied on the steps of New York City Hall on Monday to urge the City Council to pass legislation that would reduce the amount of harmful polystyrene used in the city.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Wed, 2013-11-27 15:18.Advocates are threatening to sue Suffolk County, after lawmakers raided an environmental fund to balance the budget for the second time in three years.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-11-27 14:47.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) have agreed to conduct comprehensive studies of the contamination at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site.
Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Wed, 2013-11-27 14:28.
Both houses of Congress have passed versions of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) for the first time in six years.
Over the next week, crucial bipartisan negotiations now will take place to develop a consensus version of the bill.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-21 18:06.
Conservation groups, state agencies and elected officials joined together at Belmont Lake State Park to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the New York State Environmental Protection Fund (EPF).
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-21 17:55.
The New York League of Conservation Voters held our 2013 Westchester Cocktail Party on Nov. 18 and by all measures, the event was a great success!
Scores of environmentalists, philanthropists, elected officials and business leaders turned out for the benefit, which was held at the Lodge at Hudson Harbor in Tarrytown.
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