The City Council overwhelmingly passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation today which will dramatically limit the use of plastic.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice held a rally in City Hall Park today to demand action from the New York City Council on extreme heat.
NYC Mayor Adams Adams and Chief Climate Officer and NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Rohit T. Aggarwala today released the city’s first integrated greenhouse gas inventory.
Senator Brian Kavanagh announced the Carpet EPR bill (S5027C/A9279A), which he sponsored along with Assemblymember Steven Englebright.
Today, advocates in the JustGreen Partnership applauded Governor Kathy Hochul for signing a ban on PFAS in Apparel.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointments of 26 board members to the New York City Sustainability Advisory Board to guide the city’s long-term resiliency and sustainability goals.
The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), Harlem’s WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT).
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the reappointment of Kate MacKenzie as the executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy (MOFP).
New York City Mayor Eric Adams signed Clean Construction Executive Order 23, which requires the city’s capital project agencies to commit to actions.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) .
The New York State Senate and Assembly have ended their 2022 legislative session, with many legislators returning to their districts to campaign for re-election.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointment of Jessica Tisch as commissioner of the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY).
Today, environmental organizations and 16 legislators are demanding that the final state budget include a package of climate bills that will save New Yorkers more than $15 billion in energy costs while taking significant steps toward achieving the state’s climate goals in the building sector.
To review the full Senate Majority One-house State Budget Resolution, please visit: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/resolutions/2021/r2081
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today signed two executive orders signaling his administration’s commitment to procure, prepare, and serve healthy and nutritious food citywide.