Eric believes that we have a moral responsibility to conserve New York's natural resources and reverse the effects of climate change. Throughout his career, Eric has worked to build a new energy future with alternative and renewable energy, end our dependence on foreign oil, and create millions of new green jobs in our state.
Named one of the greenest senators in the state by EPL/Environmental Advocates, Eric is an unwavering supporter of environmental justice. He believes that every New Yorker has the right to clean air, safe drinking water and healthy communities to raise their children. Eric also believes that environmental protection and job creation must go hand in hand.
As Attorney General, Eric will build upon the strong Cuomo record on the environment.
The Attorney General's Environmental Protection Bureau is recognized as a leader in the fight against global warming, reducing air pollution, cleaning up our lakes, rivers and coastline, protecting wildlife and safeguarding our families and communities against toxic contamination. By advancing innovative legal challenges and building regional environmental alliances, Eric will ensure that the Attorney General's office continues to play an aggressive role in protecting New York's natural treasures.