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Business Leaders Applaud Denial of Permit for Seneca Lake Gas Storage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2018  Contact: Bob Rossi, (607) 592-2222, bob@nyssbc.org Business Leaders Applaud Denial of Permit for Seneca Lake Gas Storage ALBANY, NY – In response to the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s denial of a draft permit for a proposed storage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the salt caverns along Seneca Lake, the […]

NYSBC Featured on Public News Service Radio Stations across NYS

Following on tremendous advocacy for community solar and related policy by NYSBC business leaders and ally organizations this past legislative session, NYSBC executive director Bob Rossi was interviewed by Andrea Sears of New York News Connection and the resulting article was featured this week as the top story on their homepage. Pasting the article below for your convenience […]

Will New York Lawmakers See the (Sun) Light?

New York’s solar policy is causing a critical slowdown in development with dire consequences for small businesses, working class New Yorkers, and communities of color. The New York Sustainable Business Council (NYSBC), the American Sustainable Business Council’s affiliate in New York State, represents thousands of New York businesses that uphold high standards of environmental stewardship […]

Online Lunch & Learn: Your Path to a Healthy Business

Reduce hazardous chemicals to protect your customers and staff We invite you to join us for lunchtime webinars on reducing hazardous chemicals when choosing cleaning products, food packaging and foodware. These decisions impact the health of your customers, your staff, and the integrity of your brand. May 23rd: Clean without Harm — REGISTER NOW May […]

NYSBC’s 2018 Priority Issue Areas

Based on feedback from our members and our ongoing work, we have identified a broad array of bills in the NYS legislature in need of your support. These bills can be grouped into the following 4 issue areas: Healthcare, Toxic Chemicals, Solar Energy, and Fossil Fuels. On April 25th, 10am - 4pm, we will be convening […]