10 Steps to a Greener New York

10 steps
From advocating for policies that combat climate change, to protecting critical water resources, to reducing waste, NYPIRG fights to protect the environment of New York State and its residents.
With climate deniers leading federal policy, NYPIRG has released 10 steps New York must take to be a national environmental leader.
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Members Of Congress Demanding Federal Government Make Sure Drinking Water On Long Island Is Safe  (CBS New York, June 18, 2019)
Albany Gets Ready To Wrap Up The 2019 Legislative Session  (WAMC, June 17, 2019)
Consumer Reports urges NY Assembly to OK new robocall rules  (WKBW Channel 7, June 18, 2019)
LI Congress Members Call On EPA To Help Clean Up Water Supply  (WCBS Radio, June 18, 2019)
Long Island lawmakers call for federal help to clean contaminated water  (ABC Channel 7, June 18, 2019)
Albany's 'big ugly' provides political cover, but has some benefits  (Newsday, June 15, 2019)
NYPIRG: 22 End-Of-Session Fundraisers Being Held  (Spectrum News, June 14, 2019)
Water District Holds Informational Session  (Port Washington News, June 14, 2019)
Flushing lawmaker’s Transportation Plan passes state Legislature, ensuring transparency and accountability for DOT  (Queens Courier, June 12, 2019)
Reformers ask JCOPE to seek independence in top staffer  (Albany Times-Union, June 12, 2019)
Better Buses advisory group formed as part of mayor's improvement plans  (AM New York, June 10, 2019)
A New Fight To Protect The Public's Health  (WAMC, June 10, 2019)
In Wake Of NYPIRG Report, Calls For EPA To Address Long Island Water Quality  (WSHU, June 10, 2019)
Local lawmakers call on EPA to set maximum contaminant levels for drinking water  (Newsday, June 7, 2019)
Environmental groups support efforts to establish list of dangerous chemicals to be tested in drinking water  (Mid-Hudson News, June 6, 2019)
'Superbug' could be larger public health crisis than cancer, say advocates of NY bill  (CBS News 6, June 3, 2019)
What you need to know: Why New York is more worried about 'superbugs'  (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, June 3, 2019)
Long Island Drinking Water Has 'By Far' Most Contaminants In NY, Research Group Says  (Suffolk Daily Voice, June 3, 2019)
State must do more to ensure clean water  (The Daily Gazette, June 2, 2019)
Report: Long Island's drinking water has most contaminants in state  (Newsday, June 2, 2019)
News Archive
Albany Money Machine 2019
NYPIRG leads effort to respond to growing threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Joins with state lawmakers, health and environmental groups, and medical professionals to curb overuse and misuse of antibiotics
Report: What's in My Water? Emerging Contaminants in New York's Drinking Water Systems
News Release: New NYPIRG Report Reveals Prevalence of Emerging Contaminants in New York Drinking Water Supplies
Civic Organizations Release 50-state Review of States' Ethics Boards
NYPIRG Statement on Rejection of Water Permit for Williams Northeast Supply Enhancement Project
NYPIRG Statement on State Environmental Budget
Release: Albany Money Machine 2019
NYPIRG Reviews Governor, Senate and Assembly Budget Plans on Key Issues
News Release: Organizations Respond to One-House Budgets on Water Infrastructure Spending
Letter: Organizations Support Bottle Deposit Law Expansion
Students Deliver 4,500 Petitions Calling for Increased Water Funds in State Budget
NYPIRG Statement on H.R. 1 Passage and Calls for State Law for Small Donor Public Financing of Campaigns
Letter: Organizations call for increased water infrastructure funding
Policy Paper: NYPIRG examines impact of plastic pollution and proposed legislation to ban single use plastic bags
New York's Highest-in-the-Nation Contribution Limits Go Up
Donors Can Now Contribute Nearly $70,000 to Governor
New Report: 20 Years of The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement And the Failure To Adequately Fund Tobacco Control in New York
News Release: 20 Years of The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement And the Failure To Adequately Fund Tobacco Control in New York
NYPIRG Statement Applauding Governor Cuomo's Approval of Voting Reforms
Governor's Budget Responds to New Yorkers' "Pent-Up Demands" For Action
Reports & Features Archive