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EPA Finalizes $11 Million Plan to Clean Up Soil and Groundwater at Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York (NY)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its cleanup plan to address contaminated groundwater and soil at the Mattiace Petrochemical Co., Inc. Superfund site in Glen Cove, New York. The groundwater and soil are contaminated with volatile organic compounds as a result o...
(Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy died from a wound to the chest and three other teenagers were injured early on Sunday in stabbings in New York City's Bronx borough, police said. Two 18-year-old men also were stabbed in the chest and a 17-year-old boy in the shoulder, police said. They were in stable condition at a local hospital on Sunday morning. Identities of the victims were not released. No a...
Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC:The Climate Summit in New York brought together world leaders from over 125 countries, leading companies, 400,000 citizens demanding climate action, and other leading policymakers. After all that, it is hard to decipher the final impact. While the Summit clearly...
This week, dignitaries from U.S. Tribes and Canadian First Nations signed a treaty-the first among them in more than 150 years-to establish intertribal alliances for cooperation in the restoration of American buffalo (or bison) on Tribal/First Nations Reserves or co-managed lands within the U.S. and Canada.This historic signing of the "Northern Tribes Buffalo treaty" occurred in Black...
Perhaps no two companies have more clearly demonstrated the potential of clean technology and renewable energy to revitalize manufacturing, create jobs and spur “green” growth of the U.S. economy than Elon Musk's Tesla and SolarCity. On Sept. 23, SolarCity announced it will invest $5 billion to build a massive, 1.2-million square foot PV manufacturing facility in Buffalo, New York.
A total of 34 companies signed the New York Declaration on Forests this week at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York.
Green jobs are coming to Buffalo!
Religion must help us reverse climate change.That was the message in New York from local and global faith leaders who gathered around the UN sessions on climate change. I was in New York, along with hundreds of thousands of other people -- the biggest march against climate change in the world so far -- trying to bring the energy of morality, values, faith, and especially, a commitment to childr...
Like fire hydrants and lampposts, trash bags put out for collection are popular targets for dogs. But unlike those curbside fixtures, the bags must be picked up.
Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called upon heads of state to make “bold” announcements at today’s Climate Summit.