City Limits: Governor Hochul’s Climate Goals Must Include Funding Commitments

January 19, 2022

Climate and Energy Justice, Environmental Justice, News

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CITY LIMITS | JANUARY 2022

Governor Hochul launched 2022 with her first State of the State address. One of the significant highlights of her address was an outline of goals to meet the 2019 Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA)’s requirement for New York to reduce gas emissions by 40% by 2030. NYLPI’s Director of Environmental Justice Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright is among the climate activists calling upon the Governor to make financial commitments that support these goals.

“Now that we have a mandated Constitutional amendment guaranteeing all residents of New York the right to clean air, clean water, and a healthy environment, our lawmakers are charged with making the law a reality for everyday folk statewide and we aim to see that they get to the work of – and for – the people.”

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