State Policy

New York State’s Enhanced Public Participation Act (S.2510A/A.6584A) requires applicants for major polluting projects looking to site in or near a disadvantaged community to submit an enhanced public participation plan for community engagement. New York State’s Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic,
Enhanced Public Participation Act
The NY HEAT Act (New York Home Energy Affordable Transition) passed the Senate in 2024. However, despite being widely popular in the Assembly (it has 75 cosponsors), this critical climate and energy affordability legislation (S.2016A/A.4592A) never made it out of
NY HEAT Act
Personal care products – everything from cosmetics to soaps and shampoos to hair straighteners – are largely unregulated, with far too many containing toxic ingredients that have been linked to cancer, infertility, miscarriage, poor infant and maternal health outcomes, obesity,
Beauty Justice Act
New York State leads the nation in cases of children with elevated blood levels. Twelve percent of the children born in the state in 2019 – 28,820 children – have been diagnosed with elevated blood lead levels. Childhood lead poisoning rates for communities across
Lead Paint Right to Know Act
Did you know that many cosmetics and other personal care products contain toxic ingredients that have been linked to cancer, infertility, miscarriage, poor infant and maternal health outcomes, obesity, asthma, and other health concerns? And that people of color to
Are you concerned about the toxic chemicals commonly found in cosmetics and other personal care products? Did you know that many of the most toxic products are aggressively marketed towards people of color? Do you want to help do something
Are you concerned about the toxic chemicals commonly found in cosmetics and other personal care products? Did you know that many of the most toxic products are aggressively marketed towards people of color? Do you want to help do something

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