NYLCV has announced its latest round of endorsements in the 2021 general election cycle, endorsing 12 candidates for local elections across New York. This year, 270 candidates sought the endorsement, a record number. NYLCV Gives Green is endorsing in 100 races across the state, the most ever for municipal elections in the organization’s history.
Harmful algal blooms have been on the rise in bodies of water across New York State—arriving earlier in the year, sticking around later, and blooming more severely. New York State is taking the threat of HABs very seriously and has been working to both better understand the causes of HABs and develop better techniques for combating them.
The drastic cuts to New York City Department of Sanitation’s budget, which NYLCV strongly opposed and advocated against, have nearly halted its composting efforts. But there are still a few ways to continue composting during the pandemic.
Today we announced our third round of endorsements in the 2020 election cycle, endorsing 16 candidates with exceptional environmental records, including Mondaire Jones in the race to replace Rep. Nita Lowey (CD-17).