City Limits Publishes Op-Ed By NYLPI Attorneys on Lead Enforcement

March 20, 2019

City Limits published an op ed on lead enforcement this morning by NYLPI Director of Environmental Justice Rachel Spector and Senior Staff Attorney for Environmental Justice Christine Appah-Gymanfi. The piece references the passage by city council of a …



Mayor Signs Bills To Stop Sham Unions In New York

March 19, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a package of three bills designed to improve working conditions in private carting, and move towards ridding the industry of fake sham unions. “This was a very good day for reforms in private carting, and a first step to …



Let’s Pass The Climate & Community Protection Act

March 18, 2019

Let’s move New York to 100% renewable energy, invest in our most vulnerable communities, and create hundreds of thousands of good, green jobs. 



Lead Poisoning: City Council Passes Slate of Lead Laws Today

March 13, 2019

NYLPI and other advocates against lead poisoning in New York welcome the passage of a set of bills in the City Council today that will update and strengthen the city’s lead laws, setting some of the highest standards in the country. The bills include n …



Mayor Names NYLPI Attorney To OneNYC Advisory Board

March 4, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Christine Appah to his OneNYC advisory board.



Out with the Trash, In with the New: NYLPI Attorney On Waste Equity

March 1, 2019

Influential newsletter features waste equity viewpoint by NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Melissa Iachan.



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