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We Appreciate Your Comments on the DEC’s Sewage Pollution Right to Know Law

Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-07-30 14:22.

New York faces many threats to its water quality such as outdated wastewater infrastructure, insufficient stormwater treatment and retention facilities and inadequate end-of-pipe treatment technologies.

Fortunately, this summer, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is taking a major step toward protecting our water quality by implementing their Sewage Pollution Right to Know Law.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Solid Waste,Statewide | Read More >

New York Stores: Stop Pumping Frigid Air Onto the Sidewalks

Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-07-30 11:12.

On a sticky summer day, it is not unusual to see NYC stores keep their doors open to draw shoppers in with a cool blast of air. This is why New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs kicked off a “Shut the Front Door!” initiative on July 22. This initiative is attempting to educate businesses about being economical in their energy usage. On the 22nd, roughly 200 volunteers fanned out across the five boroughs to encourage businesses to shut their front doors.

NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Energy,New York City | Read More >

Renewable Energy Helps to Revitalize Buffalo

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-07-24 11:19.

After decades of urban decline, renewable energy is providing Buffalo with a bright future. New solar and wind projects - along with a $1 billion commitment of tax breaks and grants from Governor Andrew Cuomo - are helping revitalize the region.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Energy,Central & Western NY | Read More >

Riverkeeper Calls for Study on Fish Deaths Near New Tappan Zee Bridge

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-07-24 11:04.
Sturgeon in the Hudson can live for up to 60 years.Sturgeon in the Hudson can live for up to 60 years.

The story of the new Tappan Zee Bridge being built has had many twists and turns, from battles on how to fund it, to what kind of transit should be included, and now includes dead fish. 


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water | Read More >
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