Legislation We Support

The Just Green Partnership

As a member of the JustGreen Partnership, a statewide coalition working to reduce New York consumers’ exposure to toxins in common products, Green Inside and Out supports:

Environmental Health

 

SAFE PERSONAL CARE AND COSMETICS ACT

S.3331 (RIVERA) / A.143 (GOTTFRIED)

Requires disclosure of ingredients in personal care products and bans the most toxic.

BIRDS AND BEES PROTECTION ACT

S.699B (HOYLMAN) & A.7429A (ENGLEBRIGHT)
Bans non-agricultural uses of neonicotinoid pesticides and the sale of treated seeds.

PFAS IN APPAREL

S.6291 (HOYLMAN) / A. 7063 (FAHY)
Prohibits the use of intentionally added PFAS in common apparel.

Creates air quality standards for toxic contaminants, particularly in low income communities and communities of color. Establishes a community benefit fund supporting beneficial projects in economically distressed areas or communities of color located near large air contamination sources.

Environmental Justice

 

CUMULATIVE IMPACTS

S.1031-C (STEWART-COUSINS) / A. 2013C (PRETLOW)

Requires environmental impact statements to acknowledge if the siting of a facility will cause or increase a disproportionate burden on environmental justice communities, regulates the location of environmental facilities.

CLEARING THE TOXIC AIR

S. 4371C (BIAGGI) / A. 6150A (SEPTIMO)

Creates air quality standards for toxic contaminants, particularly in low income communities and communities of color. Establishes a community benefit fund supporting beneficial projects in economically distressed areas or communities of color located near large air contamination sources.