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Press Release Archive: 2012


Date: 12/19/2012
New 10 Point Plan for Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant

Date: 12/18/2012
Consumers to Scotts Miracle-Gro: We Want Our Money Back!

Date: 12/17/2012
Ashes, Ashes, All Falling Down


Date: 11/26/2012
Environmentalists Deliver 18,000 Signatures to Governor Calling for the Release of the Long Island Pesticide Use Management Plan


Date: 10/24/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: New York Energy Highway Blueprint is Pathway to the Past, NOT Highway to a Clean Energy Future

Date: 10/24/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Brookhaven Community Coalition (BCC) Calling for Suspension of Landfill Permit

Date: 10/16/2012
Rockland County Legislature Passes Resolutions on Desalination Plant


Date: 9/25/2012
Darien RTM Casts Significant Anti-Environmental Vote, Ignores Constituent Pleas, Defies Research, Votes Down Bag Ban

Date: 9/21/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Citizens Campaign for the Environment Statement on NYS DEC's Health Impact Review Announcement

Date: 9/12/2012
Scotts Miracle-Gro Hit with Unprecedented Fine for Applying Toxic Pesticides to Bird Food


Date: 8/13/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Announcement: Brookhaven Sued by Community to Stop Landfill Expansion

Date: 8/13/2012
Environmentalists Cheer New Sewer Connection in Nassau County

Date: 8/10/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Sewage Right to Know Act Signed into Law!

Date: 8/9/2012
Sewage Pollution Right To Know Act Signed Into Law!


Date: 7/23/2012
Save Our Lobstermen! Don't Punish the Victims, Address the Problem

Date: 7/20/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Save Our Lobstermen! Don't Punish the Victim, Address the Problem

Date: 7/17/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Mamaroneck Village Bans Plastic Bags


Date: 6/29/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: No Dick Cheney inspired “Chesapeake Loophole” for New York State

Date: 6/21/2012
Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act Passes NYS Legislature!

Date: 6/14/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Dismissal of Baseless Lawsuit Safeguards Regional Effort to Cut Power Plant Pollution


Date: 5/21/2012
School Pesticide Ban Kept Intact!

Date: 5/11/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Yaphank Lakes are being strangled by Invasive Plant Species – Worse Year on Record! Press Conference: Stakeholders Urge Town & County to take Immediate Action

Date: 5/3/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environmentalists to Testify at Suffolk County Health Committee to Restore Drinking Water Protection

Date: 5/2/2012
Suffolk County Guts Drinking Water Monitoring and Protection Program


Date: 4/26/2012
Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act on the Move in NYS Legislature

Date: 4/20/2012
CT Passes Innovative Sewage Right to Know Act!

Date: 4/17/2012
Promoting Sustainable Water Solutions to Save Energy, Water, Money, and the Hudson River Ecosystem

Date: 4/16/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Citizens Campaign for the Environment and Brookhaven National Laboratory Co-Host 2012 Long Island Earth Summit

Date: 4/12/2012
Connecticut Senate Passes Sewage Right to Know Act

Date: 4/12/2012
Going Green to Save Green

Date: 4/12/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: 15 Green Groups Call for State-Required Environmental Review of Propane Fracking in NYS

Date: 4/11/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: CCE to Launch BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) Campaign in Three Long Island Sound Communities


Date: 3/27/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Statement from Citizens Campaign for the Environment on NYS Budget Agreement

Date: 3/26/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Governor Cuomo, NYS Senate Block Assembly Efforts to Study Fracking's Health Impacts

Date: 3/21/2012
Groups Call on Gov Cuomo to Cut State Subsidies for Dirty Coal Dinosaurs

Date: 3/12/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: NY Water Rangers & Allies Applaud Assembly on Fracking Health Study


Date: 2/29/2012
PRESS STATEMENT: Committee Votes to Repeal Health Protections for School Children

Date: 2/23/2012
Clean Energy Tops List of Environmental "Super Bills" for 2012

Date: 2/14/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Unlikely LI Allies Bring Unified Message to Albany to Improve Economy, Environment, & Quality of Life


Date: 1/22/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Hundreds from Across NYS to Attend Hydro-fracking Day of Action

Date: 1/11/2012
Environmental, Health, & Community Groups Call Upon DEC to Ban Most Prevalent Pesticides in LI Drinking Water

Date: 1/10/2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Environmental, Health, & Community Groups Call Upon DEC to Ban Most Prevalent Pesticides in LI Drinking Water