Kate Boicourt’s EDF statement
November 9, 2022
Bobby Green, (504) 478-3501, firstname.lastname@example.org
For immediate release
(NEW YORK — NOVEMBER 9, 2022) Yesterday voters overwhelmingly passed the Green Bonds Act for Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Work, a big win for nature and communities in New York State. rice field. At $4.2 billion, the largest environmental bond in the state’s history and the largest bill in any national ballot in 2022, this measure will protect, enhance and restore New York’s natural resources and create more than 84,000 local jobs. We support environmental improvement that creates
The passage of this law represents the work of a diverse coalition of over 300 environmental organizations, unions and business groups. Leadership and membership of this coalition that led a campaign to support and educate voters about this measure and advocate for environmental improvements that will protect, enhance and restore New York’s natural resources and create over 84,000 local jobs. Thank you to those voters who have chosen to do so. .
“This November, New Yorkers said yes to investing in clean water to drink, clean air to breathe, less flooding, environmental justice and jobs. Driven by an incredible coalition of partners, this law is a win for all and will impact communities across the state for generations. ”
– Kate Boicourt, Director, Climate Resilient Coasts and Watersheds New York-New Jersey
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