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Adopt A Pet In New York City: Featured Animals For 12/8/2013, 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.Today, AC&C and many of its rescue partners will be at Whiskers in Wonderland, a special holiday adoption event, presented by the Mayo...
Dale Bryk, Director, Air & Energy Program, New York:In a big win for New York’s economy—and for our nation’s battle against climate change—the Appellate Division of New York’s Supreme Court yesterday threw out a lawsuit brought by fossil fuel industry interests. The suit was designed to kneecap a...
A reuse-theme craft fair is happening this weekend.
A solar-power station planned for Staten Island will significantly boost the city’s renewable energy capacity.
It's likely the Thanksgiving parade's iconic balloons will take to the skies.
Want to buy your loved ones a holiday gift that lasts? Consider getting them a membership to their local CSA (which stands for Community Supported Agriculture). Not only will they enjoy the very best in fresh, sustainable fruits and vegetables, they'll have the peace-of-mind that comes with supporting local farms and reducing their carbon footprint. Here are some of our favorite CSAs in New Yor...
The city that never sleeps may slow down a bit, as the movement to slow traffic down and save lives gains speed.
Wendy Fok, Project Director, Commercial Buildings Efficiency, Center for Market Innovation, New York:In a move that demonstrates that tenant demand for energy efficient buildings is stronger than ever, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently signed a lease for its New York City office at 1359 Broadway, an...
$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cos
(New York, N.Y.) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York to announce that General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) have agreed to conduct comprehensive studies of the contamination at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site. The s...
By Nicholas RizziTRAVIS — The world's largest landfill site will soon become the city's biggest solar energy farm.The huge solar installation will be built in Staten Island's Freshkills Park by a private company, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced.