|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||April 23, 2015|
State University of New York at Cortland
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy
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Facilites Operation adn Services
Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
Members of the institution advocate for renewable energy and green jobs policy through involvement on committees, advocacy groups, public comments, etc. For example, Dr. Brice Smith serves in an advisory capacity with the New York Solar Energy Industries Association which advocates for national regional energy policies including common interconnection plans. In addition, several members are working on advocating for policy with respect to the New York State Reforming the Energy Vision (NYS REV) and advocating for continued NYSERDA funding for the Green Jobs – Green New York (GJGNY) Program.
A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
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