Protecting the environment of Greater New York
Better School Food
Kids' meals in six of the country's largest cities will now include antibiotic-free chicken. The school districts, known collectively as the Urban School Food Alliance, feed nearly three million a day, so this is a huge stride in making children safer, the public healthier, and the food system more sustainable.
For more than three decades, NRDC has sought to advance environmental initiatives in and around New York City, the nation's most densely populated metropolitan region. Learn more about our six priority campaigns:
The NRDC New York team is composed of more than twenty lawyers, scientists, and policy experts who work on environmental issues in the region. Our goals are to protect greater New York's environment, advance NRDC's top priorities through local action, and use our advocacy successes as models for sustainability in urban areas around the country and world.
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- Time for Trash Equity in New York City
- posted by Eric Goldstein, 10/14/14
- New poll: New Yorkers overwhelming support fracking moratorium - and clean energy
- posted by Kate Sinding, 10/7/14
- A Casino in a Forest? Why One New York Gaming Proposal Should Be Rejected
- posted by Daniel Raichel, 10/1/14
- We Came, We Marched, We Demanded Climate Action!
- posted by Tiffany Traynum, 9/30/14
- Time for GE to Give the Hudson an A-Level Cleanup
- posted by Peter Lehner, 9/30/14
- NRDCNY: #NYC's ambitious #climatechange plan shows we must do more now to stop carbon pollution: http://t.co/GzdEi5ARJa.
- NRDCNY: RT @NRDCFood: .@NRDC sues @US_FDA for failing (again) to disclose information about antibiotic resistance: http://t.co/d6XL37yCnI #antibiot…
- NRDCNY: RT @NRDC_AF: Americans waste 40% of our food. New study concludes stopping this would equate to taking 1/4 of cars off the road. http://t.c…