Bill Perkins's posts related to Environment

Senator Bill Perkins Hailed for Building a Healthier Community: His Leadership Means Lower Asthma, Healthier Children, Cleaner Air

 

For Immediate Release June 18, 2010Contact:  Cordell Cleare 212-222-7315

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Governor signs historic clean air legislation sponsored by Sen. Perkins

For Immediate Release July 22, 2010Contact:  Cordell Cleare 212-222-7315

Oil, Environmentalists, Industry, Labor Join Senator Bill Perkins for a Healthy New York Governor signs historic clean air legislation sponsored by Sen. Perkins

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Labor, Industry, Environmentalists Join Senator Bill Perkins for a Healthy New York

Industry, labor, environmentalists, small business and public health advocates join Senator Bill Perkins at City Hall to praise legislation signed by Governor Paterson that will dramatically reduce the deadly pollution that comes from burning home heating oil. The legislation sponsored by Senator Perkins', S.1145-C, sharply reduces the amount of sulfur allowed in home heating oil from over 2,000 parts per million to just 15 parts per million. This will reduce the air pollution that adversely affects the health of millions of New Yorkers..

Governor Cuomo, Stop Fracking Around with Our Health

Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00 am

By -- STATE SEN. BILL PERKINS, New York Amsterdam News

I’m New York State Sen. Bill Perkins; I’m opposed to hydrofracking because it puts our children’s future at risk. New York City residents have a tremendous stake in whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo allows hydrofracking in New York. This dangerous method of natural gas drilling threatens our water, air, food and health. Along with a growing number of elected officials, local leaders and community organizations, I have come to the conclusion that fracking is not safe and should be banned statewide.

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Senator Perkins holds press conference to announce public forum on state superfund sites!

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Contact:  Cordell Cleare 212-222-7315

 

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