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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Quality Drinking Water Must Top Albany's Agenda  (WAMC, February 18, 2019)
To Close or Note to Close: What's Up with the L Train?  (NY1, February 18, 2019)
Who Should Pay for Repairing the Subways?  (Spectrum News, February 18, 2019)
EPA's PFAS Plan Draws Reaction From Enviros, Impacted Residents  (WAMC, February 14, 2019)
Locals disappointed with PFAS Action Plan from the EPA  (ABC News 10, February 14, 2019)
EPA lays out plan to regulate PFOA in drinking water - eventually  (Albany Times-Union, February 14, 2019)
NYPIRG speaks out against Danskammer expansion proposal  (Mid-Hudson News, February 13, 2019)
Bottle bill expansion draws municipal and MRF concern  (Resource Recycling, February 12, 2019)
Replace docile state watchdogs with independent body  (Albany Times-Union, February 12, 2019)
Test Of Albany's Commitment To Reform Looms  (WAMC, February 11, 2019)
Green New Deal backers rally outside U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado's Kingston office  (Daily Freeman, February 10, 2019 )
Anti-smoking efforts are starved for funds  (The Times-Herald Record, February 10, 2019)
Cuomo's ethics plan focuses on procurement, lobbying  (Newsday, February 10, 2019)
Activists urge Delgado to support "Green New Deal" eliminating fossil fuels  (Mid-Hudson News, February 9, 2019)
Campaign funds should be used for just that  (Utica Observer-Dispatch, February 8, 2019)
Public Advocate Race: CUNY Edition  (Brklyner, February 8, 2019)
NY campaign contribution limits increase as Cuomo seeks to lower ceiling  (Auburn Citizen, February 6, 2019)
NY State Shortchanges Tobacco Control  (WAMC, February 4, 2019)
NY's tobacco control efforts at all-time low, report says  (Albany Times-Union, February 3, 2019)
Don't wait to protect our water  (Newsday, February 1, 2019)
News Archive
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
NYPIRG reacts to Governor Cuomo's plan to ban plastic bags and expand the bottle return law
NYPIRG and civic groups urge legislative reforms
NYPIRG and coalition urge approval of new ethics reform plan
Despite New Limits on Legislators' "Moonlighting" In Pay Raise Deal, Albany's Reform Agenda Is Far from Finished
NYPIRG Announces Liz Moran As Its New Environmental Policy Director
Report: Outside Income and Conflict of Interest in Albany
2018 Trouble In Toyland Report
Release: NYPIRG Unveils 33rd Trouble In Toyland Report
State Lawmakers Ranked Third Highest Paid in the Nation, Overwhelming Number of State Lawmakers Report No, or Little, Outside Income
10 Common Sense Steps to Better Elections in New York State
New York Sees Decade-High Voter Turnout for Gubernatorial Election
Analysis of NY Voting Trends Shows Huge Drop-Off in NYC Voting In Gubernatorial Elections
New State Board of Elections Data Shows Widening Gap Between Democrats and Republicans
NYPIRG's Statement on America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018
Statement Regarding NY Attorney General's Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil
Reports & Features Archive