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EPA Finalizes $47 Million Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey (NJ)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to address contamination in three areas of the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund site in Ringwood, New Jersey. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, these areas were used to dispose of waste materials, including paint ...
When you think about your surroundings during a natural disaster, style isn't ever likely to come to mind. Thankfully, New Yorkers, the Office of Emergency Management has done the thinking for you, unveiling a housing unit designed to ride out relief efforts when the next "superstorm" hits. And to our surprise, it's quite stylish.First, a little backstory: Last year, a report released...
Sewage overflow is a major problem in the Big Apple, but with a little more green on city rooftops, the overflow could be prevented.
Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore. Biotect David Benjamin and his firm, The Living, recently completed their latest project - the world's first tower made of fungus bricks - at MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York. The shroomy, biodegradable building will be
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel held off a strong Democratic primary challenge, edging closer to his 23rd and final term in the House.
Calling all designers, architects and visionaries! FIGMENT is now accepting submissions for its 2015 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition. They're looking for creative, forward-thinking designs made using recycled materials and the winner's pavilion will actually
Johanna Dyer, Attorney, New York:It’s (finally) summertime! And you know what that means: people all over the New York and New Jersey region are grabbing their towels and flip-flops and heading to the states’ beaches for relief from the sweltering heat. But unfortunately, every...
A fisherman caught a young great white shark off the coast of New York Sunday, just a day after a 16-foot shark was filmed circling a boat near Cape May, New Jersey.(Story continues below.)A surprised fisherman in #Queens reeled in a baby great white shark! http://t.co/np87aiECHh pic.twitter.com/ke4XrKeACm— DNAinfo.com New York (@DNAinfo) June 24, 2014Steve Fernandez and his friends were fishin...
Jane Schuldiner, Program Assistant, New York City:It is my hope that most people, after drinking a can of soda, will take that can and throw it into the recycling bin, not the trash can. We recycle because, in New York City, we have the available infrastructure,...
It's all part of Vision Zero, the plan to eliminate pedestrian deaths caused by speeding cars.