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 →

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 →