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.
On Thursday, January 30, 2020, WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) will announce the request for applications (RFA) for its Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant Program funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
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).
The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (NYLCVEF) last night released Breaking Down the Barriers to Renewable Energy Siting: Recommendations Report identifying recommendations to reform Article 10 and site large-scale renewable energy projects in New York State.
On Tuesday, May 7th, The Transportation Chairman, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Families for Safe Streets, Transportation Alternative, and advocates called on a reinvigorated Vision Zero plan to prevent future traffic fatalities.
As WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s staff and members met with New York State legislators in Albany, New York to discuss four legislative priorities regarding toxic chemicals in everything from food to personal care products yesterday,
Mayor de Blasio today announced New York City’s Green New Deal, a bold and audacious plan to attack global warming on all fronts.
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.
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the State’s Department of Environmental Conservation today awarded WE ACT for Environmental Justice a $750,000 grant to develop an Urban Environmental Education Center in Northern Manhattan.
Following on his ambitious plan to mandate cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the next step in his climate action agenda.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory from Harlem to Hollis tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6 from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM.
Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022, to learn, care for, and celebrate the NYC urban forest at ‘City of Forest Day’!
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today launched ‘Building Action NYC,’ a new citywide campaign to promote steps to make New York City’s buildings greener and more resilient.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that her office has reached a provisional agreement with Holtec International and its subsidiaries (Holtec).
Today, the New York State Senate passed legislation (S.335) sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan), to prohibit fluids generated from hydrofracking or other oil and gas drilling from being applied to roads as a dust inhibiting or de-icing agent.