Legislators, Advocates to Call for Green Amendment in State’s Constitution

Albany – Tomorrow, Environmental Advocates of New York, legislative leaders, and advocates will call for an amendment to the State Constitution that would guarantee New Yorkers a right to clean air and water. Comprised of 15 words, this ‘Green Amendment’ would amend Article 1 of the State Constitution to include: “Each person shall have a right to clean air and water, and a healthful environment.”

Who:
Environmental Advocates of New York
Assemblymember Steven Englebright
Senator David Carlucci
Senator Brad Hoylman
Senator Todd Kaminsky
Assemblymember Richard Gottfried
Delaware Riverkeeper
NYS League of Women Voters

When: April 9 @ 11 AM

Where: LCA Pressroom #130, Legislative Office Building, Albany NY

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