WXXI AM News

environmental health

Beth Adams/WXXI News

Climate advocates are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to strengthen New York's long-term commitment to clean transportation.

They're delivering petitions to Albany this week, signed by more than 7,000 residents across the state who say they want New York to reduce vehicle emissions by 55 percent by 2035.

"We've done the analysis, and it’s an achievable goal; we can do it, and it will set New York as a leader in the sector," said David Alicea of the Sierra Club just before he loaded two boxes of signed petitions in his electric car.

National Parks Service

 

Frank Femia runs Klubfunstore Guns and Ammo in Henrietta, where the popular ammunition this season is copper bullets.

“It’s been hard finding them because everyone’s been sold out of them and it’s been hard to keep in stock,” Femia said.