New York Passes Strongest Climate Legislation in the Nation
The 2019 legislative session came to a close with historic gains for the environment. The State Senate and Assembly passed the most aggressive climate legislation in the country as well as other legislative measures, putting New York at the forefront of the fight for environmental protection.
New York State has long been at work in building their platform for building energy markets through their discussions on “Reforming the Energy Vision," and we're finally seeing the state’s utilities take action providing initial blueprints of how they plan to make the transition to distributed energy platform providers.
Congressman Paul Tonko has been working with Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) to release legislation that would allow for a reauthorization of the Safe Drinking Water Act and allocate funding over the next five years to be provided to local water-line improvements.