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Congresswoman Clarke Congratulates Emily Lloyd on Her Appointment as DEC Commissioner

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement to congratulate Emily Lloyd, President of the Prospect Park Alliance, who has been appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. 

“Congratulations to Emily Lloyd, whose work with the Prospect Park Alliance has contributed substantially to the quality of life in Brooklyn. Since my childhood, I have enjoyed the many opportunities for recreation available at Prospect Park and I remain committed to supporting the continued development of the park as a resource for the people of Brooklyn. I am certain that the entire City of New York will benefit from her dedication to the protection of our natural resources and the health and safety of its people.”

U.S. Representative Yvette D. Clarke is a member of the House Committee on Small Business, Ethics, and Homeland Security, where she is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies. She represents many neighborhoods in central and southern Brooklyn, NY which include Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Gerritsen Beach, Madison, Midwood, parts of Park Slope and Flatlands, Prospect Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Sheepshead Bay, and Windsor Terrace.

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