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NYLCV Endorses Jack Martins For Senate
Strong leader for clean water and the environment on Long Island
Since his election to the Senate in 2010, Jack Martins has consistently fought for a better environment in Nassau County. In the most recent legislative session that ended in June, Senator Martins was a supporter of all three of NYLCV’s top priorities: 1) the Community Risk and Resiliency Act; 2) the Child Safe Product Act; and 3) reforms to the Brownfield Cleanup Program. Martins also co-sponsored the Long island Water Quality Control Act to establish a commission on clean water and aquifer protection.
If re-elected, Martins has pledged to renew and improve programs to clean up contaminated land and grow the Environmental Protection Fund, which protects open space, safeguards drinking water and creates jobs on Long Island.
“The environment has a true ally in Senator Jack Martins,” said New York League of Conservation Voters President Marcia Bystryn. “We are particularly encouraged by his passionate advocacy to improve the quality of drinking water and our local waterways. We are proud to endorse Jack Martins and we encourage Nassau County residents who care about clean water and environmental progress to vote for Jack Martins for State Senate.”
In response to the endorsement, Senator Martins said: “I greatly appreciate NYLCV’s endorsement in recognition of my efforts to protect Long Island’s drinking water and our environment. What happens to our sole-source aquifer affects every single Long Islander, and NYLCV has been a tremendous advocate and partner in the fight to safeguard it. I’ve enjoyed a great working relationship with NYLCV since day one in the Senate, and I look forward to continuing that in the future.”
Celebrating its 25th anniversary year, the New York League of Conservation Voters (http://www.nylcv.org/
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