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NYS Budget: An Opportunity to Enhance the EPF

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The Budget negotiations are wrapping up in Albany and as it comes down to the wire it is always a question of what will be traded for what. CCE and its allies have been working to grow the Environmental Protection Fund for the first time in 5 years.  Unfortunately, during the recession the EPF started […]

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Plastic Soup: A Global Crisis

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It takes a lot to shock me, and even more to make me feel so sick that I lose my appetite. Unfortunately, that’s just how I felt on my walk back to Penn Station after a recent presentation in NYC from 5 Gyres Institute, where CCE educated attendees about our BYOB Campaign. I’ve always been an advocate […]

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That’s a Wrap: NYS Legislative Session in Review

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Members of the New York State Legislature can keep their summer vacation plans, as they have yet again finished the legislative session on time.  Here’s a quick look back at some highlights (and lowlights) of the session that was: NYS Budget Speaking of being on time, the legislature passed an on time budget for the […]

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