Protecting the Environment

Through his efforts to protect our environment, endangered species, and boost the burgeoning green energy industry, Joe has become a leader of the green movement in the New York senate.Hecontinues to lead the effort to enact a moratorium on hydro-fracking for natural gas, a controversial procedure that could harm the city’s water supply. He has also supported efforts to reduce greenhouse gasses, as well as the amount of sulfur used in heating oil, which is believed to be a leading cause of childhood asthma.