Western New York
Counties: 17
Key Issues: pollution, sustainable development, clean water
Endorsed Candidates: 20
Long Island
Counties: 2
Key Issues: nitrogen overload, electric vehicle implementation, LIRR third track
Endorsed Candidates: 4
New York City
Counties: 5
Key Issues: public health, sustainable transportation, parks & open spaces
Endorsed Candidates: 23
Westchester
Counties: 1
Key Issues: renewable energy, building efficiency, sustainable transportation
Endorsed Candidates: 15
Hudson Valley
Counties: 11
Key Issues: food & farms, sustainable development, clean water
Endorsed Candidates: 12
Capital Region
Counties: 4
Key Issues: public health, climate change, clean water
Endorsed Candidates: 14
North Country/Adirondacks
Counties: 13
Key Issues: climate change, natural resources
Endorsed Candidates: 4
Central New York
Counties: 9
Key Issues: sustainable development, smart growth, complete streets
Endorsed Candidates: 5
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Capital Region
The counties of Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Rensselaer face a number of environmental challenges, from smart growth and brownfield reuse, to funding for parks, open space and waterfronts. Currently, NYLCV is playing an active role in establishing cross-sector sustainability plans for the counties and individual communities in the region.
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Central New York
Onondaga County has long languished under the strain of years of air, soil, and water pollution. In recent years, however, cleanup efforts have started restoring polluted sites, on a path toward its cleanest state in a century. Central New York has a huge opportunity to revitalize its urban centers and preserve remaining open space in suburban and rural areas.
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Hudson Valley
NYLCV will be taking advantage of our active base in the Hudson Valley to work with those leaders who have already put climate protection at the top of their policy agendas and to educate the public to pressure other leaders to do the same.
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Long Island
This region has led the way in open space and farmland preservation, but traffic congestion and urban sprawl continue to present challenges. NYLCV's Long Island Chapter advocates for better sustainability policies on the local level while encouraging economic growth.
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New York City
The NYLCV New York City Chapter will play a vital role in making sustainability and resiliency high priorities for the new administration and the City Council. We will also convene a range of partner organizations to develop an agenda of collective priorities.
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North Country/Adirondacks
The North Country is dominated by Adirondack Park, which encompasses one of the largest protected natural landscapes in the United States.
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Westchester
Westchester County experienced substantial devastation as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. NYLCV is working with local elected officials on creating sustainable and resilient communities to protect the unique history, natural resources and beauty of the region.
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Western New York
Western New York’s legacy as one of the nation’s first industrial regions continues to be felt today, through the lasting effects of years of air, soil and water pollution. This region has begun to turn a corner, however, with state-of-the-art, clean industries taking root and with renewed interest in cleaning up contaminated sites.
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