Protecting the environment of Greater New York
New York State Bans Ivory
On World Elephant Day, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law banning the sale of ivory in New York and increasing penalties for traffickers.
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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