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Â Even as the city and state governments confront diminishing revenues and budget
shortfalls, development pressures and real estate prices are climbing throughout
much of the city's suburban rings. This trend,
Three New York City issues that often lead to fierce disputes:â€˘ Dog Runs â€˘ Sidewalk CafĂ©s â€˘ Car-Free Parks
Dog versus human.
Baby stroller versus sidewalk cafe.
Bicycle versus taxi cab.
In New York,
Â Dear Commissioner Thomas Frieden:
You have gotten off to a promising start in one of the City's toughest jobs, Commissioner of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Â The East River is not really a river. Technically, it is a tidal strait, connecting New York Harbor with Long Island Sound. At a bend in this non-river are
One year after Mayor Michael Bloomberg's surprise proposal to eliminate the household recycling of metals, glass and plastics, the city's recycling program refuses to surrender.
In fact, recycling and solid waste
Â One year after Mayor Michael Bloomberg's surprise proposal to eliminate the household recycling of metals, glass and plastics, the city's recycling program refuses to surrender.
In fact, recycling and solid
Â The Bloomberg Administration is expecting to make major changes in how billions of dollars are spent on the environment. Chris Ward, the commissioner of the New York City Department of
Many of the people closest to the World Trade Center relief efforts are not satisfied with how government agencies are handling the cleanup. There appear to be a lot of
One year after September 11th, experts believe that the collapse of the World Trade Center towers and the ensuing fires triggered one of the worst air pollution episodes in New
The September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center presented unprecedented challenges to our elected officials and their environmental and public health administrators.
As is now widely recognized, the response of