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Google Might Be Opening Its...

Google Might Be Opening Its First Retail Store in New York

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Is Google opening a retail store in New York City? Rumor has it that the tech giant has been shopping around for a storefront space in Soho, and if the shop does come to fruition, it would be the perfect place to hawk Google Glass and other techcessories to

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on Mar 14, 2014 at 07:25 PM
A look at Bucky Fuller's do...

A look at Bucky Fuller's dome over New York City

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Savings in snow removal alone would have paid for it in ten years.

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on Mar 11, 2014 at 06:53 AM

EPA Proposes to Remove Manville, New Jersey Site from Superfund List after Successful Cleanup (NJ)

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(New York, N.Y) After removing more than 450,000 tons of contaminated soil and cleaning up nearly 100 residential and commercial properties, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to remove the Federal Creosote Superfund site in Manville, New Jersey from the Superfund list of the most...

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on Mar 09, 2014 at 11:56 PM

More Sandy Money for New York: Will the State Use It Wisely?

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Theo Spencer, Senior Advocate, Climate Center, New York:New York State has submitted its plan plan for the next $2.1 billion in federal disaster assistance from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for continuing recovery efforts to rebuild from hurricanes/superstorms Sandy, Irene and Lee. The State’s plan...

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on Mar 09, 2014 at 11:52 PM
New York City Loft Construc...

New York City Loft Constructed From a Petroleum Trailer Tank

(via www.jetsongreen.com)

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 […]

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on Mar 09, 2014 at 11:51 PM

Major Outpouring of Support for Solar in New York As Decision Now Rests with the State Public Service Commission

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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...

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on Mar 04, 2014 at 07:25 PM

New York Will Consider Nonlethal Ways to Reduce Swan Population

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After a backlash over a plan to euthanize the state’s population of the invasive birds, the agency will revise its approach.

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on Mar 02, 2014 at 08:50 AM

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)

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(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...

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on Feb 28, 2014 at 03:31 AM
Bay Area water agency may s...

Bay Area water agency may start Sacramento River diversions

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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.

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on Feb 28, 2014 at 03:20 AM
New York Bill Would Ban Ele...

New York Bill Would Ban Elephant & Mammoth Ivory Sales!

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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...

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on Feb 22, 2014 at 07:24 PM