About


New York State Caucus of Environmental Legislators

An Affiliate of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

Founded in January 2014, NYSCEL is a nonpartisan organization of environmentally progressive members of the Senate and Assembly representing districts throughout the State. 

The organization, which is Chaired by Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh, is a forum for elected officials to consider various legislative and policy issues related to preserving and protecting the environment and public health.

NYSCEL will hold periodic meetings among members, host speakers, and convene other events to educate elected officials and the public and focus attention on the need for action on environmental and public health issues.

The press release announcing the formation of NYSCEL is available here.