EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-01-24 14:19.Suffolk County faces a number of long-term planning challenges, including an exodus of young people, a lack of affordable housing and a high volume of road traffic.
One initiative that could help slow these trends -- while also improving the local economy -- is Connect Long Island.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-01-24 14:11.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-01-24 13:42.
Calling on the United States to lead -- not resist -- the transition to sustainable energy sources, President Barack Obama pledged in his second inaugural address to tackle the challenge of climate change head-on.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-01-24 11:47.
Getting from here to there will get a financial push from the new budget proposal Governor Cuomo released this week.
The governor wants $4.7 billion in aid to transit providers, a $381.5-million year-over-year increase.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-01-17 15:37.
The U.S. House approved the second and final salvo of Hurricane Sandy aid this week. The bill now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to be passed and then to the White House, where President Obama has signaled he will sign it.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-01-17 14:06.
Commuters in Chappaqua, Westchester County, will soon be able to plug their cars into electric charging stations at the local Metro-North station.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Wed, 2013-01-16 19:04.
The Legislature opened for business this week and while it's too early to know exactly what environmental initiatives will rise to the top of the agenda, two are getting an early look.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Wed, 2013-01-16 18:09.For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, the New York State Legislature this week held hearings to gather information in support of a climate change strategy.
Dozens of scientists, advocates and citizens gathered for the first hearing, which was held in New York City on Wednesday.
Several organizations presented testimony, including Environmental Advocates of NY, NYPIRG, Sierra Club and Citizens Campaign for the Environment.
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