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.
Since the Flint Water Crisis took the nation by storm, we continue to see the issue and concern of water quality rise, especially in facilities, like schools, where contaminated water impacts our youth.
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.