EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
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.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-21 17:28.
The next mayoral administration is starting to take shape this week, with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announcing his transition team. This group of 60 leaders will help de Blasio make key appointments and offer policy guidance.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-20 22:47.
In just a few short weeks, NYLCV will unveil our 2014 State Policy Agenda. This to-do list will establish clear environmental goals for the state Legislature while also setting the bar for our endorsements later in the year.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-20 18:54.
In the seventh edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, New York again took third place behind Massachusetts and California, according to the American Council for An Energy Efficient Economy.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-20 18:40.
Bending to the reality that Americans are driving less in more fuel-efficient vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans for a first-ever reduction in the so-called "ethanol mandate," first established by law in 2005.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-11-20 18:26.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the completion of a new master plan on Tuesday that will enhance John Boyd Thacher State Park as a four-season destination for outdoor recreation, exploration and fitness in the Capital District.
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