Sitting Idly By: New York’s Children Breathe Dirty Air Due to Diesel Law Delays

Justice has been denied to New York breathers for too long, but thanks to money coming New York’s way, the wait for cleaner air should be over.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and state legislators speak out frequently on issues of environmental justice and the need for New York State to be a climate leader. As it turns out, New York has had this opportunity since 2006 with the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA), but squandered it through funding delays.

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