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Read the Environmental Committee’s Policy Positions here:
Ban on “Hydro-fracking” in Upstate New York Watershed Areas
We support a ban on natural gas drilling in Upstate New York watershed areas. Read more about “hydro-fracking”.
Greater Tax Incentives for Green Roofs Construction
Currently, a combination of state and city tax abatements exist to reduce the cost of constructing Green Roofs, but they are not enough. The Environmental Committee of the Manhattan Young Democrats supports the enactment of state and city tax abatements that cover the full cost of constructing green roofs.