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Federated Conservationists of Westchester County

The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, NY (FCWC), based in White Plains, NY,  has been addressing environmental issues in Westchester County since 1965. They have addressed issues on Water Quality, the protection of Long Island Sound, Nature Centers in Westchester County, Hydraulic Fracking, Rapid Bus Transit, Tappen Zee Bridge, supported BioHeat and limiting flights coming into Westchester County Airport.

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, FCWC is celebrating 50 years of “protecting westchester’s environment” at a special gala where they will honoring the following for their involvement in education, advocacy and scientific exploration: Pace Law School, who founded its pioneering environmental law program in 1980, Bedford 2020, a non-profit organization leading a grassroots effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20% by the year 2020 in the town of Bedford, NY., and Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies where she heads the Climate Impacts Group

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