Advocates Call for Stronger Commercial Waste Reforms after City Study Shows Benefits

February 22, 2019

City shows exclusive waste zoning would bring traffic, pollution reductions, double recycling rates, and create green jobs.



Supporting the Climate Community Protection Act

February 14, 2019

NYLPI’s Environmental Justice Community Organizer Jenny Veloz gave testimony this morning before the New York State Senate.



We Must Stop New York’s “Peaker Plants” Choking Marginalized Communities

February 11, 2019

NYLPI’s Rachel Spector testified about a new bill that could pave the way to replace the city’s peaker plants.



Stopping Sham Unions In New York

January 29, 2019

The legislation follows the shut-down, last November, of a company whose workers died without proper union protection.



Mayor Credits NYLPI’s Legal Work, Campaigning In Announcing Roadmap for “Lead-Free NYC”

January 28, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio credited NYLPI’s strong legal work and landmark “Lead Loopholes” report.



Gothamist Story on “Predatory Landlords” Cites NYLPI’s Lead Report

January 8, 2019

Gothamist writer and reporter Steven Wishnia focused on the impact of lead on tenants in New York.



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