EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
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.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-11-14 11:59.
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.
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.
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.
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