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New York Should Invest in its Ocean and Great Lakes


New York State is currently in the middle of its budget negotiations (read: battle) and Governor Cuomo has put forth his proposal. He has thirty days to make amendments and then the Senate and Assembly will put forth their versions.  After the requisite back-and-forth, a final budget will be approved by the Legislature and signed […]

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Ban Plastic Microbeads in New York!


Although you may not even realize it, you may be scrubbing plastic on to your face or teeth every morning. In recent years a new ingredient has been added to many personal care products such as facial scrubs, soaps, shampoo, and toothpaste.  Tiny plastic microbeads have replaced ground walnut shells, sea salt, and other natural materials as an […]

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Shape the Future of Great Lakes Restoration


Since it’s inception in 2010, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has proved to be the shot in the arm that is needed to help bring the Great Lakes back from the tipping point of ecological collapse.  With more than a billion dollars invested through the GLRI, the program has been successful in cleaning up toxic hot spots, […]

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