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Getting NYC to 80 x 50: Transportation

By Korinna Garfield This week, the NYLCV Education Fund hosted a Transportation Forum as the first part of its series on Mayor de Blasio’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050. The forum was centered around the question: how can we ensure sustainable mobility for all New Yorkers? In attendance were a range Read More »

2017 New York State Policy Agenda

Each year, NYLCV and the NYLCV Education Fund work closely with New York’s leading environmental, public health, conservation, energy, environmental justice, and transportation organizations to identify the state’s most pressing priorities on fighting climate change, conserving land and water, and protecting public health. The result of that effort is our 2017 New York State legislative Read More »

Victory For Proposition 1: The Vital Extension of Eastern Long Island’s Community Preservation Fund

On Tuesday, November 8th, voters on the East End of Long Island had an important environmental decision to make on their ballots: whether or not to extend the Community Preservation Fund (CPF) in the five East End towns. Voters have spoken and the results showed a resounding desire to extend the CPF, the vital 2% Read More »

Green Infrastructure in the Buffalo-Niagara Region

On Tuesday, October 11th, top environmental experts ranging from leaders in academia, policy, green infrastructure, and community based organizations held a policy forum at the Buffalo History Museum, the focus of the discussion focused on green infrastructure in the Buffalo-Niagara Region.  The forum was held in a two-panel discussion, both with an equal mix of Read More »

Assembly District 65 Environmental Candidate Forum

On September 1st, the six candidates in the Democratic primary for New York’s 65th Assembly district gathered to discuss their views on environmental issues in their district with advocates and community members at Southbridge Towers on the Lower East Side. District 65 faces a number of environmental policy challenges from the area’s accelerating development and Read More »