Posts Tagged ‘ Gillibrand ’

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Obama to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plant

Jun 15th, 2013 | By

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand sent a letter to President Obama today, describing the devastation that Hurricane Sandy caused in New York, to urge him to set limits on carbon pollution from power plants.

Upgrading Critical Water, Sewer Facilities Would Provide Clean Drinking Water, Safeguard Public Health, and Create Jobs

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

With President Obama set to unveil his annual budget plan next month, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has urged the Office of Management and Budget Director to include more federal funding for water and sewer infrastructure in the President’s final FY 2013 budget. Senator Gillibrand called for allocating at least $2.1 billion for the federal clean water program and $1.4 billion for drinking water improvement programs in this year’s blueprint – a significant increase from last year’s FY 2012 budget.

Tri-State Transportation Campaign accepts a 2011 EPA Environmental Quality Award

May 5th, 2011 | By

Staff of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign accepted a 2011 EPA Environmental Quality Award at a ceremony in downtown Manhattan on Friday. According to the EPA, the award is “the highest recognition presented to the public” by the agency and is given to nonprofits, businesses, community groups, educators, and individual citizens who “have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality and public health.”

TSTC 2010 Annual Benefit 6-9 p.m. Nov. 11, NYC

Nov 2nd, 2010 | By

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign will honor the junior senator from New York Kirsten Gillibrand at its 2010 Annual Benefit, from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 11, at the Midtown Loft, 267 Fifth Ave., Manhattan.