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…

Regulating The Urban Environment Workshop

Center for Urban Environmental Reform Workshop: Regulating the Urban Environment June 26, 2012 A day-long dialogue on the special problems associated with regulating the urban environment. The workshop brought together scholars, activists and regulators for a…

CUNY Law Alum Paula Segal and Brooklyn’s 596 Acres

FACT:?? There are 596 acres of vacant public land in Brooklyn.?? For perspective, that is slightly larger than??Prospect Park (585 acres) and more than half the size of??Central Park (843 acres). How do I know this???Well…

Bus Traffic in DC

Environmental Justice in DC–it is just wrong to site even more heavy bus traffic to an already overburdened neighborhood. (h/t Darren Hutchinson)

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)

CUER Conference on Hydrofracking

CUER Workshop: Regulating the Urban Environment – June 26, 2012

CUER Workshop: Regulating the Urban Environment The Workshop?? was held at CUNY School of Law???s brand-new, LEED Gold facility in Long Island?? City. The event was intended to generate a day-long dialogue on the special?? problems…

Hydrofracking Roundtable Discussion – November 28, 2011

Hydrofracking Roundtable Discussion On Monday, Nov. 28th the CUNY Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) will hold its first-ever event???a Roundtable Discussion on Hydrofracking in New York.?? As you may know from the extensive news coverage,…