East Hampton Environmental Coalition
October 31, 2017
Since 2011, NYLCVEF has served as a technical partner to the East Hampton Environmental Coalition (EHEC) assisting with the production of a common agenda, a candidate questionnaire and environmental issues forum for candidates running for East Hampton Town Board.
In 2017, NYLCVEF was proud to partner with the following local organizations: Accabonac Protection Committee, Amagansett Springs Aquifer Protection, Concerned Citizens of Montauk, Defend H2O, Ditch Plains Association, Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation, Group for the East End, International Dark Sky Association – New York Chapter, Long Island, Businesses for Responsible Energy (LIBFRE), Northwest Alliance, Peconic Baykeeper, Perfect Earth Project, Renewable Energy Long Island, Quiet Skies Coalition, Surfrider Foundation: Eastern Long Island Chapter, and Third House Nature Center.
On behalf of EHEC, here’s a look at its activities in 2017 :
On October 12, NYLCVEF and Concerned Citizens of Montauk joined forces with Group for the East End and Renewable Energy Long Island to co-host an Environmental Candidate Forum with the candidates for Supervisor and Town Board:
On October 31, EHEC questionnaire responses of candidates for East Hampton Supervisor and Board are released to the public:
- Jeff Bragman (D-Town Board)
- Kathee Burke-Gonzalez (D-Town Board)
- Paul Giardina (R-Town Board)
- Jerry Larsen (R-Town Board)
- Peter Van Scoyoc (D-Town Supervisor)
- Manuel Vilar (R-Town Supervisor)
For more information about NYLCVEF’s work with EHEC, please contact Joshua Klainberg.< Back to Civic Engagement
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