Kevin S. Parker's posts related to Environment

Gulf Oil Spill Resolution

It was with deepest sympathy that I prepared a resolution to mark the Gulf Coast Oil Spillage.

Senator Parker's comments on hydro fracking

The Senate voted on a momratorium on hydrofracking. Here are my thoughts on the issue:

Senator Kevin Parker moves to save New York City Drinking Water

 

New, York, New York Senator Parker joined advocates and public officials to urge his colleagues in government to block gas exploration in upstate New York.

 

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Senator Parker with speaker of New York City council Catherine Quinn

I ask the Assembly not to be penny wise and pound foolish to take up this course of action and allowing Hydraulic fracturing in New York State without proper study and preparation for the potential effects on the communities where Hydraulic fracturing takes place. We need a better understanding to make sure our drinking water is protected

Senator Parker Passes S. 1054 Legislation that Promotes the Sale of Low-Emission and Energy Efficient Vehicles

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, February 8, 2011Please Contact: Ricja Rice, Esq., (518) 455-2580rrice@nysenate.gov

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..

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Senator Parker Announces $27.7 Million in Federal Disaster Aid to Communities Hurt by Hurricane Sandy

For Immediate Release

November 29, 2012

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SENATOR PARKER APPLAUDS NEW YORK’S LEADERSHIP IN GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS

 

SENATOR PARKER APPLAUDS NEW YORK’S LEADERSHIP IN GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS

CONGRATULATES THE NINE RGGI STATES ON

REDUCING THE REGIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS “CAP” BY 45%

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SENATOR PARKER CELEBRATES THE 43rd ANNUAL EARTH DAY

PARKER CONGRATULATES NEW YORK’S ENVIRONMENTALISTS FOR THEIR PAST SUCCESSES AND A BRIGHT FUTURE PROTECTING OUR AIR AND WATER

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Senator Parker Passes Smart Metering Bill for Residential Consumers

Senator Parker Passes Senate Bill No.1642A

Smart Metering for Residential Consumers Headed to the Senate Floor for a Vote

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