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While New Yorkers hotly debate the safety of hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method for extracting natural gas from upstate rock formations, a second natural gas issue has quietly
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It has been a great summer for anybody who sells ices on the street, repairs air conditioners, or enjoys a run through a park sprinkler. For New
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With many city residents still dumping all their trash in the garbage can, the City Council yesterday passed 11 bills to spur recycling in the city, including
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The Middelgruden wind farm off Denmark's coast has been supplying Copenhagen with energy since 2000. Now efforts are underway to bring offshore wind famrs to the
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The marshes of Jamaica Bay have been shrinking for decades, essentially vanishing into New York's toxic waters.
The largest urban wildlife preserve in the United States sits adjacent to
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The new Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of many signs of renewal along New York's waterfront.
For too many in the New York metropolitan area, our harbor has been
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Passengers going to Philadelphia board a budget bus in Chinatown.
Around the clock, in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge, crowds fill the narrow Chinatown sidewalks waiting
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The Bloomberg administration's garbage plan has been sitting on a shelf awaiting full implementation for four years, and some critics think it's on the verge of
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Some of New York's most prominent buildings, such as the Dakota on Central Park West, burn highly polluting heating oil.
The American Lung Association's annual State of the
Mayor Michael Bloomberg presenting his plan for a larger and more environmentally friendly New York in April 2007.
Earth Day -- April 22 -- will mark the third anniversary of PlaNYC2030,
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