A powerful assembly of environmental justice leaders recently convened in a press conference to articulate their staunch opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s contentious carbon rule proposal.
New York Attorney General Letitia James, leading a coalition of 19 attorneys general, called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen protections against lead poisoning, particularly for children living in low-income communities and communities of color.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointments of his climate leadership team that will focus on environmental protection and environmental justice across NYC.
Today, the White House announced the members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order today that will reduce the size of the City’s on-road vehicle fleet, deepening its commitment to address climate change and reduce emissions 80 percent by 2050 from Harlem to Hollis.
Yesterday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that the city will transition its heavy-duty vehicle fleet from diesel to renewable diesel by the end of Fiscal Year 2024.
The Adirondack Council will recognize the NY State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative (BPHA) Caucus as the recipient of this year’s Conservationist of the Year Award.
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison explored the health and financial benefits associated with reducing air pollution emissions.
NY Attorney General Letitia James today announced a lawsuit against three NYC bus companies for causing significant air pollution in communities of color by violating city and state bus idling laws.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today partnered with Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and Acting New Jersey Attorney General Andrew Bruck.
Peggy Shepard began her journalistic career as the first African-American field reporter at the Indianapolis News.
When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution.
The 51st anniversary of Earth Day is on April 22, 2021, but anyone can start celebrating today right in their very own backyard.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added Pine-Sol to its list of disinfectants that are effective against the coronavirus.
Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson announced today that New York City has joined a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to act – despite a court mandate.