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Little Known Stormwater Reporting Could Be Nixed

Nov 19, 2012

NEW YORK — A proposal to eliminate the reporting requirement of the city's plan to sustainably manage the discharge of billions of gallons of stormwater that can contaminate rivers, bays


Hurricane Sandy And Red Hook

Nov 12, 2012

NEW YORK — On May 29,  city officials and business leaders, including a representative of Fairway Market, kicked off National Hurricane Preparedness Week in Red Hook, Brooklyn, a neighborhood that


Adapting New York City For Monster Storms

Oct 29, 2012

NEW YORK — Outside a 24-hour deli a block away from the 169th Street F train station in Jamaica, Queens, a brushed metal subway grate that wouldn’t look out of


NYC Bets on Natural Gas to Reduce Air Pollution

Sep 24, 2012

NEW YORK — Plumes of black smoke rippling from rooftops are a common sight along the city's skyline — and have long unsettled public health experts. The city has called for