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Senator Stewart-Cousins is a strong steward of the environment. This year she earned a perfect score on the Environmental Advocates Legislative Scorecard. She remains committed to investing in sustainability, promoting the green economy and keeping the state’s land, air and water clean and healthy.

• Senator Stewart-Cousins remains dedicated to the state’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which aims to cut carbon emissions
• Senator Stewart-Cousins is strong supporter of the State’s efforts to cut down on use of fossil fuels and increase its renewable energy portfolio by investing in solar and wind energy sources.
• Senator Stewart-Cousins consistently fights to increase the Environmental Protection Fund, which provides capital funding for projects that protect the environment and enhance communities
• Senator has received the endorsement of the New York League of Conservation Voters and the Sierra Club for her legislative victories and dedication to the protection of our planet.