Protecting the environment of Greater New York
The Importance of Activism
NRDC New York's legislative director Richard Schrader discusses how environmental activists can make a huge difference in the outcome of legislation and policy.
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Founded in 2003, NRDC's New York Council is a volunteer group comprised of New Yorkers from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions who share a strong commitment to the environment and are dedicated to furthering NRDC's mission. Members support NRDC's work at the regional, national and international levels with a special focus on creating a cleaner, healthier New York.
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Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) is a national community of individual business leaders who advocate for good environmental policy while building economic prosperity. Working with NRDC, E2 takes a reasoned, economically sound approach to environmental issues by relying on fact-based policy expertise. As the independent business voice in the environmental debate, E2 is effective and delivers results at both the state and national levels through its bipartisan efforts.
E2's New York chapter has over 100 members and has tackled such issues as clean vehicle incentives, tire efficiency, net metering for renewable energy, watershed protection and e-waste recycling.
NY Blogs on
- A National Model for Sustainable Food Waste Disposal Is Being Created Where? Right Here in New York City
- posted by Eric Goldstein, 6/17/13
- New York Assembly Poised to Ramp-Up Local Solar Industry, Jobs
- posted by Pierre Bull, 6/14/13
- Global Green and Ikea Are Bringing Emergency Solar to Sandy-Struck Neighborhoods. Let's Hope Energy Planners Follow Their Lead.
- posted by Kit Kennedy, 6/14/13
- What's In New York State's Grocery Bag?
- posted by Margaret Brown, 6/13/13
- Preliminary Reflections on Mayor Bloomberg's Post-Sandy Climate Resiliency Plan for NYC
- posted by Eric Goldstein, 6/13/13