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Press Release Archive: 2011


Date: 12/21/2011
New Yorkers Call for Action on Offshore Wind

Date: 12/6/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: New Research Presented on Western Bays Studies


Date: 11/17/2011
Cuomo & DEC Suppress Public Participation in Fracking Hearings

Date: 11/16/2011
NY and CT Stakeholders Head to Washington DC for Sewer Funds and Protection of Long Island Sound

Date: 11/15/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: Suffolk County Health Officials Fail to Protect Yaphank Residents


Date: 10/31/2011
Sewage in the Suburbs: the Scary Truth

Date: 10/26/2011
Environmental Coalition Launches NYS Radio Campaign on Fracking

Date: 10/6/2011
NY Water Rangers Call Out Gov Cuomo & DEC for Fast-Tracking Fracking

Date: 10/4/2011
Green Groups Deliver 180 Clocks to "Buy Time" for Fracking Review from Gov Cuomo


Date: 9/26/2011
Passage of Train Act by US House is Dangerous Assault on Clean Air

Date: 9/26/2011
Cuomo signals to offshore wind industry: Get out of New York

Date: 9/26/2011
Brookhaven Community Coalition Calls on DEC to Enclose Compost/Mulch Facilities

Date: 9/7/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: CCE Concerned With Fracking Fast-Track Process and Limited Public Hearings


Date: 8/22/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: CCE to Testify at New York’s First Senate Hearing on Hydro-Fracking

Date: 8/16/2011
Regional Climate Effort Cutting Pollution, Creating Jobs & Saving Consumers Money in Western New York

Date: 8/15/2011
Bi-Partisan Call from CCE and Assembly & Senate Members for a 180-Day Comment Period with Public Hearings for Fracking Guidelines

Date: 8/10/2011
Burning Garbage is Not Renewable Energy

Date: 8/9/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: Groups Welcome Comptroller DiNapoli's Proposal to put Fiscal Burden of Fracking Pollution on Industry


Date: 7/18/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: CCE Staffer, Tara Bono, Chosen for Elite Climate Change Fellowship in Australia

Date: 7/7/2011
Citizens Campaign for the Environment Releases Landmark Mapping Project of Hydro-fracking Leases in 8 Finger Lakes Counties

Date: 7/1/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: U.S. Senate Confirms CCE Staffer Dereth Glance to Represent United States on Joint Commission

Date: 7/1/2011
Environmental Groups look for Further Improvement In NYS' Revised Fracking Review


Date: 6/30/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: Statement On NYS DEC Press Release June 30, 2011 Regarding New Recommendations Issued in Hydraulic Fracturing Review

Date: 6/29/2011
On Eve of Release of DEC's Revised Fracking Review, Groups Ask Governor Cuomo Not to Rush State's Assessment

Date: 6/28/2011
CCE releases first report card on reusable bag policies for Westchester grocery stores

Date: 6/28/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: Groups Call Polluter-Funded Attack on Regional Climate Effort ‘Frivolous’

Date: 6/27/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: CCE Releases the First Westchester County Grocery Store Report Card Evaluating Stores Reusable Bag Policies

Date: 6/27/2011
Groups Laud NYS Legislature for Passing Two Environmental Super Bills, Urge Gov Cuomo to Sign Super Bills into Law

Date: 6/16/2011
NY Water Resources Protection Act Passes Both Houses Unanimously!

Date: 6/1/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: Brookhaven Coalition hosts a Public Community Forum for Public Health and Safety Issues

Date: 6/1/2011
DEC forms Task Force to Seek Answers for Unexplained Radioactive Groundwater Plume


Date: 5/17/2011
School Playing Fields Safe from Toxic Pesticides

Date: 5/11/2011
Environmentalists Call on Rockland County Legislature to Craft a Comprehensive Water Policy

Date: 5/10/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environmentalists Call on Rockland County Legislature to Craft a Comprehensive Water Policy

Date: 5/9/2011
Clean Energy Advocates Call for Long Island Offshore Wind


Date: 4/27/2011
CCE Congratulates Southampton Village for Being the First Municipality in NY to Ban Ubiquitous Plastic Bags

Date: 4/21/2011
Groups Release 2011 Environmental "Super Bills" for Earth Day

Date: 4/12/2011
Business, Environment, Public Health Coalition Calls for Passage of the Solar Industry Development and Jobs Act of 2011

Date: 4/11/2011
Hundreds Rally in Albany to Protect New York's Water & Communities from Fracking

Date: 4/8/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: Conference on Great Lakes Offshore Wind Development

Date: 4/8/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: Hydrofracking Day of Action April 11th, 2011


Date: 3/28/2011
CCE Partners with Elected Leaders, Businesses to Encourage Shoppers to BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag)

Date: 3/14/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: President Obama Taps CCE Staffer Dereth Glance to Represent United States on International Joint Commission

Date: 3/1/2011
Public Supports Clean Air, Clean Water & EPA


Date: 2/8/2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: CCE Invited to Attend Meeting At the Department of Interior to Discuss Onshore Renewable Energy.

Date: 2/1/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: CCE Statement FY 2011-12 Executive Budget Proposal


Date: 1/13/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: Statement on NY Governor Cuomo's new Citizen Engagement Site

Date: 1/11/2011
Federal Asian Carp Study Too Slow

Date: 1/4/2011
PRESS STATEMENT: New DEC Commissioner is the Right Choice for New York Statement by Adrienne Esposito, CCE Executive Director