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Clean air. Clean water. A healthy environment for all New Yorkers.

We are a growing coalition uniting to make sure every New Yorker can thrive in a healthy environment. We’re a diverse campaign working to add a right to clean air, water, and a healthful environment to the New York Constitution.

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Clean air. Clean water. A healthy environment for all New Yorkers.

Vote Yes for Clean Air and Water

This fall, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to vote to amend the New York State Constitution to include:

Each person shall have a right to clean air and water, and a healthful environment.

This amendment will help make sure that all New Yorkers have clean air and water. No one should get sick just because of where they live or where they work. The Environmental Rights Amendment will change that.

This constitutional amendment would also:

New Yorkers have a right to clean air, water, and a healthful environment in every zip code. Vote YES for clean air and water.

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PRESS RELEASE: Vote Yes for Clean Air and Water Campaign Launches to Amend NYS Constitution

July 30, 2021

Fall Ballot Measure Would Give New Yorkers a Right to Clean Air and Water

PRESS RELEASE: Vote Yes for Clean Air and Water Campaign Launches to Amend NYS Constitution

NEWS: Coalition to promote clean air and water amendment on November ballot

July 30, 2021

The proposal, on the ballot this November, would amend Article 1 of the New York State Constitution. Senate sponsor Robert Jackson said the change comes down to 15 simple words.

NEWS: Coalition to promote clean air and water amendment on November ballot

NEWS: Advocates launch push for environmental amendment to New York's constitution

July 30, 2021

A collection of environmental groups and labor leaders on Tuesday announced a campaign to push for the final passage of an amendment to New York's state constitution that would guarantee a right to clean air and water.

NEWS: Advocates launch push for environmental amendment to New York's constitution