de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriguez And Others Joins EPA To Back Cali’s Clean Car Standards

The de Blasio Administration today filed a joint lawsuit opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attempt to revoke the portions of a waiver it granted California in 2013 that it permit the state to implement stricter greenhouse gas and zero emission vehicle standards. Continue Reading →

Green Tips On How To Conserve Energy In The Winter From Harlem To Hollywood

Here in Harlem, New York, the end of Daylight Savings Time means shortened daylight hours and colder temperatures. Continue Reading →

How Does Plastic Get Recycled From Harlem To Hollywood?

In 2015 34.5 million tons of plastic was disposed of, comprising 13% of all municipal solid waste (MSW) in the United States. However, only 3.14 million tons of plastics were recycled in 2015. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Introduces the Green Climate Fund Authorization Act Of 2019

Representative Adriano Espaillat in Harlem released the following statement on his bill, the Green Climate Fund Authorization Act of 2019. Continue Reading →

The NYC Street Tree Map, An Interactive Site Mapping The Trees From Harlem To Hollis

What some Harlemites love most about living in Harlem is the ability to hop on a bus or train, or walk a few blocks from home, and end up lounging in a forest, the cacophony of traffic reduced to a dim hum, squirrels bounding around, birds twittering away above. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Receives $1 Million For Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) in Harlem has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Continue Reading →

“Gutsy Woman” Peggy Shepard Featured In Hillary Rodham And Chelsea Clinton’s Book

Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, she is one of the “gutsy women” featured in The Book of Gutsy Women, a new book by Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea. Continue Reading →

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