NYLPI Director of Policy Justin Wood Included in City & State NY’s 2024 Trailblazers in Energy List

April 22, 2024

Awards and Recognition, Climate and Energy Justice, Environmental Justice, Media Coverage, News

NYLPI Director of Policy Justin Wood was honored among City & State’s Trailblazers in Energy list:

The question is, does Justin Wood hate garbage trucks or polluting power plants more? The longtime policy director for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest has driven efforts to ease garbage truck traffic in environmental justice communities in New York City and to reduce the city’s pollution-causing peaker plants. Wood helped pass the Waste Equity Law of 2018 and the Commercial Waste Zones Law of 2019 to reduce garbage truck traffic, and he is at the forefront of plans to reduce the city’s peaker plant capacity and replace it with renewable energy.

Read the full list via City & State NY.

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