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PRESS RELEASE: Call on Governor to Tackle Climate Change by Increasing DEC ECO Enforcement

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

New York State Environmental Conservation Officers Call on Governor to Fulfill Commitment to Tackle Climate Change by Increasing Enforcement

On Friday, December 28, President Trump announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would be to easing restrictions on coal power plants that would allow mercury and other toxins to be released into the air. This was the latest in a series of announcements from the Federal Government that the EPA would be reducing enforcement and restrictions on polluters. 

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