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Protestors in Albany demand a ban on hydraulic fracturing.
Communities across the state have passed legislation banning the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing. The movement brings up
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Advocates worry that city rules enacted in 2011 could leave some community garden plots open to development.
While New York City adopts increasingly progressive measures to promote sustainability,
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Critics say hydraulic fracturing has caused damage to communities and the environment in neighboring states. Here, a truck near Dimock Penn., carries pipe to be used in
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While New York has been considering wehteh to allow gas drilling, many sites have been developed in adjoining states, such as this one near Dimock, Penn.
After 20 years, the city has determined that the site of the Bronx New School in Bedford Park is contaminated and so has shut the building.
The heat is on the
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Danny Lyu makes Mexican sandwiches at Entrepreneur Space in Queens and sells them at the Smorgasburg in Brooklyn.
Despite once being a legendary city for food manufacturing --
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Red Hook's Added Valaue Farm provides work and training for area teenagers while growing healthy food in a community where that can be hard to come
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An old public service announcement in the subways advised New Yorkers to keep their furnaces clean. Decades later, building boilers still account for a major share
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Since the Fresh Kills Landfill closed in 2001, city and state officials have begun trying to turn it into a park, but the process will take decades.
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With four pools facing closure, Brooklyn's Double-D Pool could look like this all summer long.
The heat of the late-afternoon sun beats down on the dry