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Press Release Archive: 2013

December

Date: 12/20/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: Governor Cuomo Signs Mercury Pollution Prevention Bill

October

Date: 10/23/2013
Covanta Honors Citizenís Campaign for the Environment and the Suffolk County Police Department for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and the Environment from Improper Disposal of Drugs

Date: 10/16/2013
WNY Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the NYS Environmental Protection Fund

September

Date: 9/6/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: New York Assembly to Hold Hearing on Environmental Funding

August

Date: 8/21/2013
Senator Phil Boyle to be honored for Work to Protect Childrenís Health

Date: 8/21/2013
New Yorkers Thank President for investment in Great Lakes Restoration

Date: 8/20/2013
NYC Introduces Legislation to Stop Plastic Bag Pollution

Date: 8/19/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: EPA Makes Important Changes to Protect Declining Bee Populations Pesticides of Concern Targeted for Labeling Changes by EPA

Date: 8/8/2013
MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Phil Boyle to be honored at Picnic for Work to Protect Childrenís Health

Date: 8/7/2013
The Friends of New York's Environment Join Governor Cuomo in Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Environmental Protection Fund

July

Date: 7/26/2013
Shark Fin Bill Signed Into Law

June

Date: 6/19/2013
Post Legislative Session Environmental Recap

Date: 6/18/2013
DEC Falling Short on Sewage Right to Know Law

Date: 6/17/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: Upstate Residents Strongly Opposed (52-38%) to Fracking

Date: 6/5/2013
#SenateFail: Advocates Slam Senate Leadership for Blocking Democracy on Fracking

May

Date: 5/23/2013
Experts warn of bursting shale gas bubble:

Date: 5/13/2013
Atrazine to be Pulled from the Shelves on Long Island!

Date: 5/6/2013
Stop & Shop Goes from an "A" to an "F"

April

Date: 4/25/2013
Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Covanta Energy and Elected Leaders Promote FREE National Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, April 27th Residents, Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals encouraged to Participate

Date: 4/23/2013
MEDIA ADVISORY: Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Covanta Energy and Elected Leaders Promote FREE National Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, April 27th Residents, Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals encouraged to Participate

Date: 4/23/2013
Advocates to Albany: Pass Super Bills this Earth Day

Date: 4/23/2013
New York and Connecticut Congressional Leaders Advocate for $10 Million for Long Island Sound Protection

Date: 4/22/2013
MEDIA ADVISORY: CITIZENS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY CO-HOST 2013 LONG ISLAND EARTH SUMMIT

Date: 4/15/2013
Citizen Support for Moving Forward with Plan Bv7 Surges

Date: 4/1/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: Mamaroneck Village Joins Growing "Bag Ban-Wagon"

March

Date: 3/20/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: Larchmont Village Bans Plastic Bags

Date: 3/4/2013
New Report Finds 51% of Suffolk County Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes Flush Unused Pharmaceuticals

Date: 3/1/2013
MEDIA ADVISORY: CCE Releases New Report Providing the First Comprehensive View of Disposal Methods for Unused Medications at Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes

February

Date: 2/12/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: Fracking Health Review Brings Welcome Delay

Date: 2/7/2013
PRESS STATEMENT: New York, Connecticut and Northeast States Step Up the Fight Against Climate Change

January

Date: 1/29/2013
Nature Provides Free Opportunity for a Healthy Bay