Read Assemblymember Englebright's letter opposing Suffolk County's proposed raid on the Drinking Water Protection Program
Read Assemblymember Englebrights Comments on the Gyrodyne Subdivision Draft Environmental Impact Study
Assemblymember Englebright Announces Appointments to the Climate Action Council
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has appointed Peter Iwanowicz, Dr. Robert Howarth, and Dr. Paul Shepson to the Climate Action Council. These appointees bring years of scientific and environmental experience necessary to shape an informed and feasible climate...
Assemblyman Englebright: Governor Signed Legislation Banning Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling in New York's Coastal Areas
Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that Governor Cuomo signed his legislation (A.2572 Englebright/S.2316 Kaminsky) to prohibit oil and natural gas drilling in New York coastal areas.This important...
Times Union: New York's single-use plastic bag ban signed into law
Assemblyman Englebright: Legislation Banning Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling in New York's Coastal Areas Passes Assembly
Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced the Assembly passage of legislation (A.2572, Englebright) to prohibit oil and natural gas drilling in New York's coastal areas."My colleagues and I held...
Assemblyman Englebright: New Measures Will Make Voting Easier and Reduce the Influence of Special Interests in Politics
Assemblymember Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that the Assembly has passed a package of seven bills to reform New York State's antiquated electoral process, to make voting easier and reduce the influence of special interests in elections."It's...
Read Assemblyman Englebright’s Letter to the PSC Urging a Fix of Key Aspect of New York’s Solar VDER Tariff
Read Assemblyman Englebright’s Sign-on Letter to EPA Opposing Rulemaking that would Rollback Automotive Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards for 2022 to 2025
Englebright Passes New Law to Appropriately Reference the Deaf Community
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that his bill (A.7178/S.6128) to strike all references of “hearing impaired” from New York State law has been signed by Governor Cuomo. Instead, the law will refer to those that are “deaf or hard of...
Notice of Public Hearing - Long Island Sound Water Quality
Drug Take-Back Bill Becomes Law in New York State
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced today that the Drug Take-Back Act has been signed into law. The new law – passed unanimously by both the Senate and the Assembly – establishes a robust, statewide program to provide safe pharmaceutical...
Read Assemblyman Englebright’s Letter Requesting EPA and HHS to Immediately Release the Preliminary Toxic Assessment Report on PFOA and PFOS
Assembly Passes Earth Day Legislative Package to Safeguard the Environment and Public Health
Assemblyman Englebright Announces 1,000 Acre Addition to Central Pine Barrens Preservation Area
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) announced that the State Budget agreement passed last week includes the addition of over 1,000 acres to the Central Pine Barrens Preservation area in the Town of Brookhaven. More than 800 acres of coastal...
Read Assemblyman Englebright’s Sign-On Letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in Opposition to the Plan to Permit Oil Drilling Offshore of Long Island
Read Assemblyman Englebright’s Comments on the DEC’s Third Draft Mute Swan Management Plan
Read Bi-Partisan Letter to Governor Cuomo in Support of Signing A-7722B/S-6157B to Preserve over 1000 Acres of Environmentally-Sensitive Woodlands in Shoreham and Mastic
The Honorable Andrew CuomoGovernorState of New YorkExecutive Cham-berAlbany, New York 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo: We are writing as bi-partisan supporters of your signing S-6157B and A-7722B, legislation to pre-serve more than a1000 acres of environmentally-sensitive...
LTR to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in support of fishery management that recognizes the importance of menhaden as a food source for fish, birds, marine mammals
Assemblyman Englebright and Senator LaValle Announce Continuation of First-Time Home Buyer Program
Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) and Senator Ken LaValle (R,C,I-Port Jefferson) announced today that legislation they sponsored to allow municipalities to continue the tax exemption for first-time home buyers of newly constructed homes passed...