We Look Forward To Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Act To Shape DNC’s Environment And Climate Platform

Today, the DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council announced its Platform Committee, whose members will be tasked with developing recommendations for the climate, environment and energy planks of the 2020 Democratic Party Platform. Continue Reading →

New York Coalition Implores Legislature To Reject Governor’s Polystyrene Ban

A broad coalition of New York state businesses and business associations, that represent thousands of workers, including union members call to stop the plastics ban. Continue Reading →

Green Tips, Finding The Right Plants For Your Home From Harlem To Hollis

Adding plants to your home can beautify your space, improve indoor air quality, and produce a supply of tasty ingredients reports NYLCVEF. Continue Reading →

Plastic Bag Banned From Harlem To The Hudson: What You Need To Know

A statewide ban on plastic bags means grocery stores, food establishments and other New York businesses must stop using them from March 1, 2020 — and in New York City consumers will also be charged 5 cents for every paper bag they use. Continue Reading →

NYC Joins A Lawsuit Against EPA Over Failure To Act On Ozone Pollution From Upwind States

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. Continue Reading →

Environmental Petition Asks Target, Whole Foods, IKEA And Others To Ditch Its Plastic Bags

Several retailers have taken steps over the last year to become more eco-friendly and reduce their use of plastic. Continue Reading →

A/C Compressor Oils: What They Are, What’s Out There And Saving The Environment

In any air conditioning system in which a compressor is present, compressor oil will be necessary to ensure it’s functioning properly. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Statement On New York State Styrofoam Ban

WE ACT for Environmental Justice celebrates New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing on Tuesday his plan to ban single-use food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, in New York State. Continue Reading →


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