Candidates Outline Their Views At Westchester Forum

September 26, 2013

From the Hudson River to Long Island Sound, Westchester County is on the forefront of many sustainability challenges. The Westchester County Executive plays an important role in fixing old sewage treatment plants, protecting open space and getting our county ready for a changing climate. But where do the candidates running for this important office stand on these and other environmental issues? On Sept. 24, 2013, NYLCVEF and Pace Law School hosted the first-ever Westchester County Executive Forum on Sustainability to find out.

The event featured appearances by current County Executive Rob Astorino and challenger Noam Bramson, as they seek election to the post on Nov. 5, 2013.

The candidates answered a wide range of questions on environmental issues, from climate change and parks funding, to Indian Point and the Hudson River.

If you missed the forum or would like tor relive the action, click here to view a video recording.

NYLCVEF would like to thank Pace Law School for co-sponsoring this event. We would also like to thank our partner organizations for helping make it a success:

Bedford 2020 * Citizens Campaign for the Environment * Federated Conservationists of Westchester County * Riverkeeper * Scenic Hudson * Teatown Lake Reservation* Tri-State Transportation Campaign * Westchester County Bar Association * Yonkers Committee for Smart Development

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