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New York City has entered a new frontier of sustainability by turning food and human waste into energy that will heat our homes and businesses.
And it is all going to
Last Updated (Thursday, February 06, 2014 01:37 PM)
The city announced last week that it will spend $100 million on flood-prevention infrastructure upgrades for the New Dorp Beach and South Beach areas of Staten Island. Those two neighborhoods
Last Updated (Wednesday, September 24, 2014 10:40 AM)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial plan to ban foam food containers just got less controversial.
The Dart Container Corp., a leading manufacturer of foam and plastic products, dropped its opposition to the
Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:20 PM)
It’s possible to build and operate the Rockaway pipeline without doing serious harm to the local environment, federal regulators say. But the pipeline’s operator must agree to a series of
Last Updated (Monday, December 09, 2013 01:40 AM)
NEW YORK — Foam makes up one half of one percent of New York City’s total waste, takes decades if not centuries to biodegrade and can end up polluting waterways.
Until October 30, 2012, Dorothy Nolan lived with her husband in his childhood home in Fox Beach, a four-block subdivision of the Oakwood Beach neighborhood of Staten Island. Comprised mostly
Last Updated (Wednesday, October 30, 2013 09:46 AM)
The city has decided to reconvene two community advisory task forces that weighed in on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s multi-billion dollar plan to protect the city from future extreme weather and
Last Updated (Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:40 AM)
As New York explored ways to make the city more resilient in the face of future extreme weather like Sandy, City Hall zeroed in on five areas it considered the
Last Updated (Wednesday, October 23, 2013 03:05 PM)
New York’s City Hall and some of its community boards show an at-times striking disconnect over ongoing preparations for the impacts of climate change, as revealed in board-by-board reporting conducted
Last Updated (Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:24 AM)
On Manhattan’s Lower East Side, residents worry about how to prevent the elderly and disabled from being trapped in their apartments during the next hurricane — the city, meanwhile, is
Last Updated (Friday, October 25, 2013 09:53 AM)