NYLCV Applauds State Action to Protect Drinking Water from Emerging Contaminants

New York League of Conservation Voters
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Contact: Patrick McClellan

For Immediate Release
July 8, 2019

New York, NY – The New York League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement on Governor Cuomo’s announcement of drinking water standards for emerging contaminants PFOA, PFOS and 1,4- Dioxane:

“We applaud Governor Cuomo and the Department of Health for setting the nation’s strongest maximum contaminant levels for these dangerous chemicals,” said Patrick McClellan, State Policy Director for the NY League of Conservation Voters. “The continued release of clean water infrastructure funds is a clear demonstration of New York’s commitment to protecting public health, and we look forward to continued progress in addressing emerging contaminants.”

The New York League of Conservation Voters is the only non-partisan, statewide environmental organization in New York that takes a pragmatic approach to fighting for clean water, healthy air, renewable energy, and open space. For more information, visit www.nylcv.org.