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Environment

New Plan to Safeguard New York's Water Supply

Feb 17, 2003

 With New York facing significant fiscal challenges and concerns about terrorist threats, it may seem like an unusual time for citizens to launch a new campaign to preserve New York

 

The Battles Of 2003

Jan 10, 2003

New York environmental public policy debates in 2003 are likely to be dominated by fights over money. In a year in which both the city and state budgets are facing gaping

 

Noise Off

Nov 18, 2002

  On most mornings Christopher Saxe wakes before dawn to the sounds of men hauling trash from the alley beneath his window. He can hear the truck's engine roaring, its radio

 

The Elections and New York's Environment

Nov 01, 2002

While the 2002 elections are empowering anti-environmental leadership in the United States Senate, they also represent a high water mark for New York's environment, at least in terms of political

 

New York City's Permanent Food Emergency

Nov 01, 2002

 Every day, the lines form - more men than women waiting for a soup kitchen, more women than men outside food pantries. The federal government sponsors half a dozen nutrition programs

 

New York City's Permanent Food Emergency

Nov 01, 2002

 Every day, the lines form - more men than women waiting for a soup kitchen, more women than men outside food pantries. The federal government sponsors half a dozen nutrition programs

 

Change and Conflict on the Brooklyn Waterfront

Jul 01, 2002

 Change is coming along the heavily industrialized East River shores of Greenpoint and Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Brooklyn streets with lovely names like Metropolitan and Grand once linked Manhattan's teeming Lower