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Assembly Passes the New York State Climate and Community Protection Act

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee Steve Englebright today announced the Assembly has passed the New York State Climate and Community Protection Act to address and mitigate the impacts of climate change...

Assembly Passes Legislative Package Commemorating Earth Day 2017

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Chair Steve Englebright today announced the passage of legislation designed to safeguard the environment and protect public health in commemoration of Earth Day 2017. "This Earth Day, the...

Assembly Secures $2.5 Billion in Water Quality Improvement Funding in 2017-2018 SFY Budget

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steven Englebright and Local Governments Committee Chair William Magnarelli today announced the 2017-2018 SFY Budget agreement funds the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 at...

NYS Assembly Budget Proposal Invests $2 Billion in Drinking Water Protection Initiatives and Funds Other Environmental Safeguards

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced the Assembly 2017-2018 SFY Budget Proposal includes a $2 billion water infrastructure initiative and also funds other critical measures to protect...

Assembly to Hold Water Quality Hearings

Speaker Carl Heastie, Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright and Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried today announced the Assembly will hold public hearings on water quality in New York State in early September. "Recent reports...

Assembly Passes "New York State Climate and Community Protection Act" to Enhance Anti-Climate Change Efforts

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced the passage of legislation to address the impact of climate change in New York. "The Assembly has been a longstanding advocate for more environmentally...

NYS Assembly Approves Environmental Legislative Package as Part of House's 2016 Annual Earth Day Commemoration

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced the passage of legislation aimed at protecting the environment and human health in commemoration of Earth Day 2016. "Earth Day is an annual reminder...

Speaker Heastie and Environmental Chair Englebright Announce the 2016-17 SFY Budget includes More Than $500 Million to Protect Environment, Ensure Safe Drinking Water and Support Clean Air

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced the passage of legislation aimed at protecting the environment and human health in commemoration of Earth Day 2016. "Earth Day is an annual reminder...

Assembly Budget Provides More than $32 Million to Address Climate Change, Providing Funding for Preventative Measures and Nature-Based Solutions

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright today announced the Assembly's 2016-17 SFY Budget would provide more than $32 million to fund the state's efforts to address the impact of climate change...

Speaker Heastie, Environmental Conservation Chair Englebright Announce Assembly Legislative Package For 45th Annual Earth Day Observance

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced an environmental legislative package that the Assembly is expected to pass today on the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. "Once again, the Assembly...

Brownfield and Superfund Comments to DEC

Vapor Intrusion of Toxic Chemicals: An Emerging Public Health Concern

State Announces $250,000 in Grants for Open Space Conservation

DiNapoli Announces State Grants to Protect and Improve the Waters of the Long Island Sound

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