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One of the more unique recycled home ideas is certainly the Morton Loft in New York City, which was constructed from a disused petroleum trailer tank. The architecture firm LOT-EK, which specializes in building homes from shipping containers, completed this project back in 2000. They used the tank to create 2 sleeping pods, which come […]
Major Outpouring of Support for Solar in New York As Decision Now Rests with the State Public Service Commission
Pierre Bull, Policy Analyst, Air & Energy, New York City:With the force of over 16,500 New Yorkers voicing their support for more solar in New York State, today we joined our clean energy and environmental partners in filing formal comments with the New York Public Service Commission (NY PSC) in strong support toward extending...
After a backlash over a plan to euthanize the state’s population of the invasive birds, the agency will revise its approach.
EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; $36.5 Million Cleanup at Old Chlorine Plant will Protect Community from Mercury and Other Contaminants (NJ)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to address contaminated soil and ground water at the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund site in Linden, New Jersey. The soil, ground water and sediment from a stream on the site were contaminated with mercury and other pollu...
A Bay Area water agency may use its water contracts on the Sacramento River for the first time to help its customers survive the ongoing drought.The Sacramento River flows in the Courtland area.
Elly Pepper, Legislative Advocate, Washington, DC:11,300. That's how many ivory items the last survey, conducted in 2008, found in New York City, making it, by far, the largest ivory market of any major U.S. city. How many elephants were slaughtered for those items? It's difficult...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The graceful mute swan, in lore long associated with romance and fidelity, might not meet a fairy tale ending in New York.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Yorkers got a reprieve from the relentless winter weather on Wednesday only to find that the season's wrath created a fresh menace of large chunks of snow and ice falling from skyscrapers to the sidewalks below.
A proposal by the NYC Department of Environmental Conservation to kill the population of mute swans in Prospect Park has got area animal lovers seeing red. The argument for the plan is that the birds abuse other animals in the park, but animal rights activists
Adopt A Pet In New York City: Featured Animals For 2/16/2014, Courtesy Of NYC's Animal Care & Control (PHOTOS)
Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City.A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to more than 30,000 dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals each year.In celebration of Valentine's Day, AC&C's adoption fee for cats is $20 ($50 kittens 6 months and under), $40 for dogs ($75 puppies 6 m...