WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is one of several organizations that have joined forces to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court for failing Continue Reading →
After a three-year campaign, Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice and the more than 180 other organizations that comprise the NY Renews coalition are celebrating the New York State Climate Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
Congressman A. Donald McEachin (D-VA), co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force, in partnership with Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today released the City’s Roadmap to Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure.
Seven cancer causing-chemicals used as an artificial flavoring in a variety of food and beverage products have been banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) thanks to legal Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today launched the comprehensive effort to update and expand the city’s long-term strategy, One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City (OneNYC).
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