Appreciating Green Buildings

      I??have??been to??my??share of LEED??certified buildings over the past few years, which also includes my own school, CUNY??Law.?? My awe over the features of green buildings has never moved passed aesthetics.?? I might as…

New York State’s Other Energy Issues

The??potential for hydrofracking in New York??has garnered significant attention in recent months, while other important environmental issues have remained outside of the media spotlight. While the fate and extent of hydrofracking in the Empire State remains…

CUER Joins Operation Backpack

Hard to believe, but it is almost time for back-to-school here in New York City.?? One of the CUNY Law School Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER)???s top priorities is the stark inequality in educational opportunities…

Environmental Justice Comic Book: Mayah’s Lot

Mayah's Lot

CUER is proud to announce the releaase of Mayah’s Lot, our?? first environmental justice comic book. The book can be downloaded free of charge here..?? Community groups and schools interested in using Mayah’s Lot for educational…

NRC freezes Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant license

BIG NEWS!!?? Because of there is no place to permanently dispose of spent fuel rods, the NRC freezes Indian Point Nuclear Power plant license reauthorization application. (Indian Point is about 30 miles from NYC)