Protecting the Air, Land, Water, and Health of All New Yorkers

Environmental Advocates NY is the leading New York non-profit fighting for a safe climate, clean water and healthier communities for all. We have devoted more than 50 years of service to the people of New York and have been on the frontlines of every major environmental victory the state has enjoyed in the past half century.

Fighting Climate Change

New York is already experiencing the severe impacts of rising global temperatures and an increased frequency of extreme weather events, including flooding, prolonged heat waves and extended periods of drought. With the federal government unraveling climate and public health initiatives at every turn, it is up to states like New York to lead by becoming a true climate champion. Learn more…

Clean Water

Water is our most precious resource. But today it is threatened by harmful contaminants and crumbling infrastructure. This is evident across the state. We must protect New York’s water supplies from source to tap and ensure every New Yorker has access to clean and abundant water for years to come. Learn more…

Promoting Healthy Communities

In order for our communities to thrive, they need to be free from dangerous pesticides, toxic chemicals, and the burden of ever-increasing amounts of solid waste. They also need to be empowered and have the tools to fight for clean air, water, and a healthy environment. Learn more…

It's Crunch Time for the Planet!

Please let the Climate Action Council know the final plan must be ambitious and equitable in order to prevent the worst impacts of climate change and transform the market beyond New York.

Tell Governor Hochul to Stand Firm for a Strong Climate Plan

Tell the Governor you want her to protect and strengthen the climate plan as it becomes final this December, that you want an end to new fossil fuel infrastructure, and a rapid and equitable transition for the workers and communities that have been disproportionally impacted by climate change.

Tell Governor Hochul to sign the Streams Bill TODAY!

There are 40,000 miles of Class C streams in New York, which support fisheries and recreation and often feed into drinking water sources. But these streams have no protections from overdevelopment and pollution. Send an email today and urge Governor Hochul to sign the NYS streams bill!

Join Environmental Advocates NY to protect what you love. Sign up today and together we can make lasting changes for our environment, health, and communities. As we work to make New York a leader in addressing the most critical environmental challenges of our time, our success has always depended on support from advocates like you.