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New York State Budget 2019-2020

2021-01-26T08:57:45-05:00

There is a lot to be happy about in the $175.5 billion New York State Budget that passed on Saturday March 30, 2019. The Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) was refunded at $300 million, including an increase for the State Land Stewardship Line ($33 million), which pays for hiking trail maintenance READ MORE

ADK Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Budget Proposal to Expand the Bottle Bill and to Ban Plastic Bags across New York State

2021-01-26T08:57:47-05:00

Albany, NY —  January 14, 2019– Governor Cuomo’s inclusion of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the Executive Budget is a move that ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) fully supports. “Plastic bags have an unnecessary impact on the environment. Birds, fish, and other aquatic species mistake plastic bag litter READ MORE