For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 8, 2011Please Contact: Ricja Rice, Esq., (518) email@example.com
SENATOR PARKER PROMOTES SALES OF LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES
(Albany, NY) Today, Senator Kevin S. Parker (D-Brooklyn) passed a bill out of the New York State Senate’s Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, which if passed, would help stimulate the sales of low-emission and energy efficient vehicles..
(Brooklyn, NY) Today Senator Parker led his Senate colleagues in releasing an alternative energy package with seven pieces of legislation to address the affordability crisis faced by main street New Yorkers. The legislative package included bills from Senators Parker, Peralta, Grisanti, and Maziarz covering a broad range of alternatives including prohibiting more than one increase in the price of fuel in any 24-hour period, providing tax incentives to individuals who purchase green vehicles, creating solar energy projects which project thousands of new jobs for New York, and expanding the Green EZ-Pass discount.
(Brooklyn, NY) Today, Senator Kevin Parker held ‘Going Green, Let’s Conserve’ Day on Friday at his district office. Event partners such as Con Edison, National Grid and NYSERDA provided free energy efficient lightbulbs and tips on saving energy and reducing electric bills.
“The goal of my summer event series is to provide our community with convenient free services that will help our neighborhood grow stronger in every way,” Senator Parker said. “’Going Green, Let’s Conserve’ Day is also about showing Central Brooklyn residents what we can do at home to protect the environment and lower our greenhouse gas footprint.”
The event included presentations and workshops including: