NYPIRG is a leading force in protecting the public from exposure to hazardous chemicals, increasing citizen involvement in environmental decision-making, and expanding the public's right-to-know. We advocate for safe drinking water, clean air, renewable energy, pollution prevention, and eliminating toxics in our environment. We are also deeply engaged in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat global warming. NYPIRG works at the local, state, and national level to achieve our goal of a cleaner, and healthier and more sustainable environment for all New Yorkers.
Hydrofracking: Governor Cuomo is deciding whether to allow hydrofracking in New York amid reports of its adverse impacts upon drinking water, human health, and local economies in other states. (read more)