June 25, 2019
NYLPI Senior Attorney for Environmental Justice Melissa Iachan delivered oral argument in New York County Supreme Court today, to help defend New York City’s waste equity law, passed in the summer of 2018 to address the overburdening of communities wit …
June 7, 2019
Environmental Justice Program Director Rachel Spector spoke this week at a panel hosted by Astoria/Queens City Councilmember Costa Constantinides to envision a Rikers Island with solar panels, composting facilities and 21st century infrastructure in pl …
April 3, 2019
NYLPI filed an amicus brief—or “friend of the court” brief, in simpler language—to help defend New York City’s waste equity law, passed in the summer of 2018 to address the overburdening of communities.
March 1, 2019
Influential newsletter features waste equity viewpoint by NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Melissa Iachan.
February 22, 2019
City shows exclusive waste zoning would bring traffic, pollution reductions, double recycling rates, and create green jobs.
December 19, 2018
The crash comes as de Blasio’s administration is pushing a major reform that it says will improve the safety records of waste trucks that crisscross the city’s streets.