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One Year after Fatal Crash, Coalition Demands Accountability for Private Carters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1, 2019 Contact:  Matt Davis at NYLPI on 510 717 1617 or mdavis@nylpi.org Sunshine Ludder at ALIGN: 646-866-9065 or sunshine@alignny.org   One Year after Fatal Crash, Coalition Demands Accountability for Private Carters Call for City Council to pass Commercial Waste Zones bill New research reveals unsafe and violation-ridden activities by Century Waste BROOKLYN, NY, August 1, 2019 – A year after a wheel flew off a private sanitation truck and killed a driver in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, elected officials,  labor unions, and street safety advocates from Transportation Alternatives, Families for Safe Streets, and Bike South Brooklyn, and the Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition criticized the company’s continued unsafe operation and called for an overhaul of the industry.…

New York takes lead in climate change fight

Move over California and Massachusetts, New York has emerged as a national leader in battling climate change. With the Trump administration shelving Obama-era climate plans and embracing the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure, efforts to cut carbon emissions are now pushed almost entirely at the state level, especially in statehouses controlled by Democrats.…

Statement on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 18, 2019 Contact: Sunshine Royanian Ludder, 646-866-9065, sunshine@alignny.org   STATEMENT ON THE CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY PROTECTION ACT “Thanks to the tireless work of the New York Renews Coalition, our state is now on a path to slash climate emissions at a massive scale statewide.…