EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Christopher Goeken on Wed, 2014-04-02 15:11.
New York's new budget makes important environmental progress yet falls short in many areas, especially mass transit -- reflecting the lack of political will and comprehensive vision for addressing the state's many sustainability challenges.
NYLCV applauds Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers for increasing the Environmental Protection Fund, and for protecting clean energy and parks in the final budget agreement.
Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Fri, 2014-02-28 13:06.
According to a December 2013 report from the Children's Environmental Health Center at Mount Sinai, scientific evidence is strong -- and continuing to build -- that toxic chemicals and other hazards in the environment are causes of diseases in children.
Submitted by Ya-Ting Liu on Fri, 2014-02-28 11:19.
On Feb. 10, 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his first State of the City address and presented a sweeping vision for a city united in shared prosperity, shared success and shared responsibility.
Unfortunately, the mayor made no mention of the role of sustainability and environment in realizing this vision.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2014-02-27 17:12.
Even before Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on low-lying areas of New York City, neighborhoods like Far Rockaway, Laurelton, Rosedale and Springfield Gardens stood at a critical junction between the natural world and manmade development.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Mon, 2014-02-03 16:08.
The New York State Assembly and Senate held a joint hearing on the environmental aspects of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget last week.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2014-01-23 17:17.
The East Hampton Town Board ushered in a renewable energy era for the South Fork of Long Island this week, moving from laggard to leader in green power. As a result, a bit of green -- as in money -- will flow to into municipal coffers.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2014-01-23 16:42.
Under a consent order with the Department of Environmental Conservation, six Albany area communities, along with the Albany and Rensselaer County sewer districts, will upgrade their wastewater treatment systems and complete green infrastructure projects.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2014-01-23 11:21.
On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his proposed budget for the new fiscal year, which begins on April. 1.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2014-01-16 16:11.
NYLCV isn't wasting a moment in our campaign to make New York State an environmental leader once again.
On Tuesday, NYLCV's legislative team - headed by our president, Marcia Bystryn - held back-to-back meetings with some of the most important environmental decision makers in New York at the state Capitol in Albany.
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