Great Turn Out in Schenectady for Environmental Candidate Forum
September 22, 2015
Last night, environmentalists in Schenectady packed the house to ask the candidates for mayor their position on a variety of environmental issues. Mayor Gary McCarthy and candidate Roger Hull touched on everything from recycling to biking to LED lighting at Proctors Theater.
Check out the opening statements from both candidates in our YouTube videos, below:
The event garnered lots of local media attention. Read some of the questions submitted by the audience and the candidate’s responses:
- Environmental issues take center stage in Schenectady mayoral race – WNYT
- Casino, environment discussed at Schenectady mayoral forum – The Daily Gazette
- Schenectady mayoral candidates discuss environmental issues – WAMC
Thank you to our partner organizations the Sierra Club Hudson Mohawk Group, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, Friends of the Woodlawn Preserve, and Environmental Clearinghouse of Schenectady.
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