EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-03 13:18.
As New York prepares for a new mayor and new faces on the City Council, the Friends of Benchmarking has released its Second Year Benchmarking White Paper, sponsored by the Sallan Foundation.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-10-03 12:10.
Democratic voters on Tuesday elected an environmental champion as the next Public Advocate.
Because she faces on Republican opposition in the general election, Letitia James is all but assured of taking her place as the first African-American woman in a citywide post.
Submitted by Erin Brown on Thu, 2013-09-26 15:13.
"Toxic Tides and Pesticides and Sewage, Oh My!" is the subject of a community forum at Farmingdale State College, hosted by a collaboration of environmental groups including Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Long Island Pine Barrens Society, Group for the East End and The Nature Conservancy.
Submitted by Erin Brown on Thu, 2013-09-26 14:12.
Solar energy is fast becoming a bright spot in New York City's energy profile.
New Yorkers added 5.3 megawatts of solar during the first half of this year, with the borough of Queens taking the lead, according to Sustainable CUNY.
Submitted by Erin Brown on Thu, 2013-09-26 13:30.
Many people know NYLCV as an organization that makes environmental endorsements.
But NYLCV also has a political action committee -- which we think is a pretty "super" green PAC -- that directly helps put environmental leaders into office.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-09-19 13:31.
NYLCV held our first Young Professionals Mixer of the fall season on Monday at New York City's Revision Lounge.
And judging by the record crowd and rapt attention paid to our guest speaker, Ron Gonen, the event was a rousing success.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Thu, 2013-09-19 12:46.
Solar energy can continue to shine on Long Island, thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's help.
The Long Island Power Authority recently announced that it would end its popular solar rebate program because funding had dried up.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Thu, 2013-09-19 12:30.A series of budget cuts has hindered New York State’s ability to enforce the federal Clean Water and Clean Air Acts, and other environmental protections.
That's the conclusion of a new report by Environmental Advocates of New York -- called
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-09-18 17:28.
At least a million tons of methane escape yearly from new hydraulic fracturing wells, but containment measures capture the other 99 percent before release, according to new findings published this week.
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