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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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NEWS: Constitutional rights to clean air and water? Environmental advocates urge voters to say yes

October 15, 2021

Environmental advocates are urging the public to say yes to Proposition 2 on Election Day. If passed, it would amend the state constitution to include clean air and water among protected rights.

NEWS: Constitutional rights to clean air and water? Environmental advocates urge voters to say yes

NEWS: Advocates rally in support of Proposal 2, an environmental rights amendment to NYS constitution

October 15, 2021

Election Day is less than three weeks away. Thursday, advocates and elected leaders from Western New York came together to rally in support of Proposal 2, an environmental rights amendment to the state's constitution.

NEWS: Advocates rally in support of Proposal 2, an environmental rights amendment to NYS constitution

NEWS: Lawmakers talk proposed state constitutional amendment for environmental protection

October 15, 2021

Your November ballot will have a proposition on an amendment to the state constitution that’s intended to help protect the environment in New York.

NEWS: Lawmakers talk proposed state constitutional amendment for environmental protection