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Published on March 10th, 2015 | by GrowWNY Intern

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Center for Environmental Initiatives

Meet the member organizations of the Western New York Environmental Alliance! 

Organization Name: Center for Environmental Initiatives

Organization Mission: Working for the environmental protection and enhanced quality of life in the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region through education, collaboration and informed action.

Organization Vision: N/A

Key Achievements:

  • Utilizing an EPA grant and assistance program called Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE), CEI focused on reducing exposure of school children to diesel emissions.
  • CEI has been working with local partners to minimize pharmaceutical waste from entering our local water systems.
  • Genesee River Watch
  • Most recently, CEI facilitated a number of pollution prevention projects under an EPA Community Action for a Renewed Environment grant, working on education, research and community projects to reduce toxic emissions.

Leadership: Katy Duggan-Haas, katy@modern-corp.com

Established Date: 1974

Purview: Rochester and Finger Lakes region

Address: PO Box 715, Hilton, NY 14468

Website: http://www.ceinfo.org

Contact Information: (585) 233-6086, cei@ceinfo.org

Events: Annual Community Salute to the Environment, Green Drinks

Membership Offered: Yes

This membership profile was created by UB Honors Student Andrew Kimiecik, Fall 2014.


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