Historic victory for clean water!
President Obama just restored Clean Water Act protections to thousands of waterways — including the streams that help provide drinking water for one in three Americans.
Through Environment New York, thousands of citizen members are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share.
On December 17, Gov. Cuomo announced he would ban fracking in the state of New York, citing both public health and environmental risks.“I cannot support high volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York,” said Howard Zucker, the acting commissioner of health. Environment New York worked alongside many groups in the environmental community to protect New Yorkers, our air and and our water from this dangerous drilling.