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State. Sen. Tony Avella at an anti-fracking rally in June 2011. Photo by Adrian Kinloch, used under a Creative Commons license.
NEW YORK â€“ State Sen. Tony Avella has called on
Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:12 AM)
Mayor Ed Koch at City Hall, date unknown. Photo from Flickr, courtesy Kheel Center, Cornell University.
Editor's Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to the findings of a
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It's the 50th anniversary of the building complex at Hudson River Park's Pier 40, and the aging, dilapidated commercial structure is in peril.
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Industries that use pesticides, treat wastewater and store hazardous chemicals could have penalties for breaking pollution laws reduced or waived if they agree to self-report violations under
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 02:00 PM)
Staffing and resource shortages at the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Shellfisheries division have been flagged as an “emerging problem” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. FDA program evaluation
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Lief Percifield wants to let New Yorkers know about possible sewage seeping into their drinking water.
Every year 27 billion gallons of untreated sewage are released into New
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 01:56 PM)
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The City Council today passed legislation requiring an analysis of the city’s water supply as a potential source for hydroelectric power.
The analysis will be conducted by the
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Is the state’s lead environmental agency adequately resourced? Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joseph Martens says that after a series of severe
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While the Cuomo administration has not been definitive about its plans for hydrofracking recently, it is also unclear whether the state is adequately prepared to manage natural
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 01:51 PM)
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The City Council got the Occupy Wall Street treatment today during their debate on a resolution that will support ending corporate personhood
Approximately 20 supporters of the
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 12:09 PM)