Nyack named Climate Smart Community by NYS DEC
Thanks to the work of Climate Smart Communities Committee member Marcy Denker, Nyack was certified on April 25, 2019, as a Climate Smart Community under the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation and a Clean Energy Community under the NYS Energy Research and Development Authority. To earn this certification, Nyack carried out a number of sustainability efforts.
Read the Journal News article about this honor here.
Read the DEC press release with details here.
ROCKLAND SIERRA CLUB IS WORKING TO PROMOTE CLIMATE SMART COMMUNITIES
Climate Smart Communities (CSC) is a New York State program that helps local governments take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a changing climate. Benefits include leadership recognition, free technical assistance, and access to grants.
Registered communities have made a commitment to act by passing the CSC pledge.
In Rockland County, the following are participating Climate Smart Communities:
Clarkstown (Town), Haverstraw (Village), Montebello (Village), Nyack (Village), Orangetown (Town), Piermont (Village), Rockland County