How Green Amendments Protect Key Environmental Rights
By Maya van Rossum (November 23, 2021, 6:01 PM EST) -- On Nov. 2, New York's citizens voted to add a green amendment to the state constitution. Some may ask: Why it is needed? Will it make a difference? Is New York's amendment unique? Are other states considering such amendments? Is a federal amendment being considered?
In short, New York's green amendment is part of a nationwide movement with roots in other states, that will help address fundamental deficiencies in the state and federal systems of environmental protection.
Why Green Amendments Are Needed
Clean water and air, a stable climate and healthy environments are essential for supporting healthy lives, healthy communities and...
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