Environmental Bond Act Overview
On November 8, 2022, New Yorkers overwhelmingly approved a ballot proposition to make $4.2 billion available for environmental and community projects. State agencies, local governments, and partners can access funding to protect water quality, help communities adapt to climate change, improve resiliency and create green jobs.
Bond Act Funding will support new and expanded projects across the State to safeguard drinking water sources, reduce pollution, and protect communities and natural resources from climate change.
By The Numbers
Bond Act Funding
Investing in flood risk reduction, open space land conservation, climate change mitigation, and water quality improvement. Click below for more details.
DEC released Environmental Bond Act Draft Eligibility Guidelines to support planting 25 million trees by 2033.
The initiative will allow schools to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve environmental sustainability and decarbonize buildings.
Investments will improve the ability Long Island communities to endure extreme weather, sea level rise, and other climate change challenges.