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Going Green in New York: A Conversation about the Proposed New York Environmental Bill of Rights

April 24, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Join us at the University of Albany for a conversation about the proposed amendment to the New York Bill of Rights that would secure every New Yorker’s right to clean water, clean air, and a healthy environment. The event features a keynote address from veteran activist, attorney, and founder of the Green Amendments For the Generations initiative, Maya van Rossum, followed by a panel discussion and an audience Q&A.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Milne Hall 200
University at Albany Downtown Campus
135 Western Avenue,
Albany, NY 12222
Maya K. van Rossum — Keynote Address
Delaware Riverkeeper, original petitioner and organizer of the Green Amendments for the Generations Movement
Peter Iwanowicz
Executive Director, Environmental Advocates of New York
Edward McTiernan
Partner, Environmental Litigator, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Merton D. Simpson
Albany County Legislator, District 2
Darren Suarez
Senior Director of Government Affairs, The Business Council
This event is hosted by the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at University of Albany, SUNY.
This event is free to attend. Registration is appreciated: https://www.albany.edu/rockefeller/greeninny.shtml


April 24, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT