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WIN! New York State Bans PFAS in Food Packaging

New York State has now adopted the strongest PFAS in Food Packaging ban. This nation-leading move is a win for New Yorkers and the US in general. It demonstrates that we can summon the political will to overcome corporate interests and take the bold measures required to protect our citizens. Our current health crisis underscores […]

WIN: Governor Cuomo Signs Child Safe Products Act Into Law

Albany, NY — February 7, 2020: Governor Cuomo signed the Child Safe Products Act (S.501-B Kaminsky / A. 6296-A Englebright) into law.  The move marks the fulfillment of a decade-long campaign by a broad, diverse coalition of environmental health advocates, health-impacted groups, sustainable businesses, environmental justice leaders, health care providers, child care providers, parent groups and […]

WIN: 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 […]

What's in your Cleaning Products?

For more information contact: Bobbi Wilding, CHNY, 518-708-3875, bobbi@cleanhealthyny.org                                                                WHAT’S IN YOUR CLEANING PRODUCT?  ANSWERS ARE ON THEIR WAY New reporting requirements for cleaning product makers will inform public about ingredients, potential hazards (Albany) Advocates lauded the release for public comment of a new format companies must use to disclose ingredients in cleaning products made […]

Clean Jobs New York Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACTS: Pat Mitchell, pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com, 703-276-3266; or Jeff Benzak, jeff@e2.org; 202-513-6248. Study: Clean Energy Employs 85,000 New Yorkers Four out of Five N.Y. Clean Energy Workers – or 69,000 – Work in Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy Employs 12,400; Data Searchable by County and Legislative District NEW YORK (May 5, 2016) – More […]

 

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