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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
Last Updated (Wednesday, October 31, 2012 09:37 AM)
NEW YORK — A plan to construct a new chain of natural gas pipelines from the Atlantic Ocean off the Rockaways through Jamaica Bay to the city is fueling anxiety
Last Updated (Monday, October 15, 2012 03:34 PM)
This story is co-published by MetroFocus and Gotham Gazette.
NEW YORK — The first interstate natural gas pipeline to come to New York City in 40 years will deliver gas extracted,
Last Updated (Tuesday, October 02, 2012 02:35 PM)
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
Last Updated (Monday, September 24, 2012 10:50 PM)
NEW YORK — For Sabrina Terry, the Sunset Park neighborhood where she works is at the front line of climate change.
The community along the Brooklyn waterfront is home to waste
Last Updated (Thursday, August 23, 2012 09:58 AM)
High Line Park photo by David Berkowitz, used under a Creative Commons license.
NEW YORK — The extraordinary greening of New York City over the past decade is part of —
Last Updated (Thursday, August 30, 2012 12:36 PM)
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 (Friday, July 27, 2012 12:34 PM)
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
Last Updated (Friday, July 20, 2012 10:19 AM)
Photo courtesy of the Hudson River Park Trust
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.
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 12, 2012 01:54 PM)
Photo courtesy Hudson Riverkeeper
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 (Monday, June 18, 2012 10:53 AM)