This week our Director of Government Relations, Christopher Goeken, represented the NYLCV in partnership with schools and elected officials to advocate for the testing of water in New York State schools.
On Thursday, May 5th, the New York City Council voted in favor of Int. 0209-2014! This is a monumental step towards building a more progressive city, and this legislation will serve to make for a cleaner and healthier New York City and environment!
On Thursday, April 28th, the New York League of Conservation Voters, Education Fund and WE-ACT for Environmental Justice co-hosted a candidate forum at the Manhattan Pentecostal Church on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd with the New York Congressional District 13 Candidates.
Although researchers see many fish species thriving in the long-contaminated body of water, the small-mouth bass, a popular catch for local fisherman, show signs of polybrominated biphenyl ethers, or PBDEs.
In celebration of Earth Day, Mayor de Blasio introduced the municipality’s new Solarize NYC plan to help make solar energy affordable. The announcement comes amidst a major statewide push for clean energy, and a number of successful developments in solar proliferation.