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New York’s 2013 Legislative Session


A quick wrap-up of what happened in New York this year during legislative session: Victories included a ban on shark fin sales, mercury thermostat collection program, buy local food procurement, and a $19 million increase in the Environmental Protection fund. Shark Fin Sale Ban – Even though shark finning is illegal in New York, you […]

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Lobbying for the Earth


Today, hundreds of environmentalists from across New York State traveled to Albany, NY for the 23rd annual Earth Day Lobby Day.  Environmentalists will be meeting with members of the New York State Assembly and Senate, urging representatives to pass a series of bills identified by the environmental community as “Super Bills.”  The bills are common-sense […]

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