Tell New York Lawmakers to Support Electric Buildings

What's At Stake

We need your help to ensure that critical climate and electrification legislation, like the NY Heat Act, makes it across the finish line for this year’s session!  Tell New York legislators and Governor Kathy Hochul to support the NY Heat Act.

We recently won a mandate for all-electric new buildings in New York – but our work isn’t over yet! We need to make sure New York’s legislators don’t leave town without helping New Yorkers save money on gas bills by passing the NY Heat Act! 

We need Earthjustice supporters like you to rally behind a crucial piece of legislation: the NY HEAT Act.  

Buildings are New York State’s single largest source of carbon emissions, harming both the climate and public health. In fact, building emissions across New York account for nearly 2,000 premature deaths a year, more than any other state.  

The NY HEAT Act would save New Yorkers money on their energy bills, protect public health, and create good, clean energy jobs. The legislation would cap utility bills for low to moderate income households, eliminate expensive fossil fuel subsidies, and bring the statewide gas distribution system into alignment with our landmark climate law.  If this bill passes, New York customers stand to save $200 million a year! 

The NY HEAT ACT is essential to help New York meet our climate mandates set forth by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA). We’ll need every voice to speak up for our right to clean air!  

Join us today in telling NY Lawmakers to support the NY HEAT Act! 

Empire State building and Manhattan skyline, New York City, USA (Matteo Colombo / Getty Images)
Empire State Building and Manhattan skyline, New York City. (Matteo Colombo / Getty Images)

Delivery to New York State Assembly, New York State Senate, Governor Hochul

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