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Suffolk: Calarco Endorsed by New York League of Conservation Voters

Wed, Aug 3, 2011

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Rob Calarco

Rob Calarco (D-Patchogue) and candidate for the 7th Legislative District is proud to announce he has received the endorsement of NYLCV, the premiere non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to making environmental protection a top priority with elected officials.

NYLCV endorsed Rob Calarco as the candidate they trust to be an environmental leader, who can help chart a sustainable future for Suffolk County and released the follow press release.

New York League of Conservation Voters Endorses Rob Calarco For Legislator

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NEW YORK — The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has announced its endorsement of Rob Calarco for election as Suffolk County Legislator.

Rob Calarco served as Chief of Staff to Legislator Jack Eddington from 2007-2011, as well as Chief of Staff and Legislative Aide to Legislator Ginny Fields. Calarco assisted in initiating studies to eliminate invasive vegetation in Canaan Lake in North Patchogue as well as Upper and Lower Lakes in Yaphank. He is passionate about protecting our drinking water and creating
better sewage treatment plants in order to do so. He believes in investment in open spaces and downtown development, moving away from urban sprawl and concentrating on smart growth.

“The passion and drive of Rob Calarco makes him the perfect person to lead us into the next decade,” said Mitchell Pally, chair of NYLCV’s Long Island Chapter. “That’s why the New York League of Conservation Voters is proud to endorse Rob Calarco for election.”

In response to the endorsement, Calarco said: “I would like to thank the New York League of Conservation Voters for their support of my candidacy. I believe that environmental sustainability leads to economic viability, both of which are key when it comes to building the kind of strong communities where people want to live. I am committed to advocating policies in Suffolk County that support this kind of progress.”

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The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) was founded in 1989 as a nonpartisan, policy making and political action organization that works to make environmental protection a top priority with elected officials, decision makers, and voters by evaluating incumbent performance and endorsing and electing environmental leaders to office in New York State.

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