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My First Time At The 2014 New York International Auto Show

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Earlier this year I began writing for Gas2, and this week I attended my first major car show, the 2014 New York International Auto ShowThe post My First Time At The 2014 New York International Auto Show appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Apr 19, 2014 at 04:50 AM
Adopt A Pet In New York Cit...

Adopt A Pet In New York City: Featured Animals For 4/18/2014, Courtesy Of NYC's Animal Care & Control (PHOTOS)

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Every week The Huffington Post features animals up for adoption through the 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.Interested in a new pet? AC&C has adoption centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, all open daily from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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on Apr 18, 2014 at 06:20 PM

EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched (NY)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan to address contaminated ground water and soil at the Mattiace Petrochemical Co., Inc. Superfund site in Glen Cove, New York. The ground water and soil are contaminated with volatile organic compounds as a result of...

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on Apr 17, 2014 at 09:30 PM

EPA Releases Top 25 List of Cities with Most Energy Star Buildings / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, San Francisco make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution (HQ)

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WASHINGTON ? Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the sixth annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings. The cities on this list demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits achieved by facility owners and manager...

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on Apr 12, 2014 at 02:03 PM
Dot Earth Blog: Even New Yo...

Dot Earth Blog: Even New York Drivers Wowed by a White, Winged Commuter

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An odd moment in which a white pigeon races commuters on a New York highway seems a little less odd after some Googling.

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on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:50 PM

New York City Illustrates Gaps In Flood Insurance Debate

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Rob Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago:A new report from my colleagues at NRDC illustrates just how off-the-mark the recent debate in Congress about flood insurance has been. Our elected officials have been focusing all of their time and attention on how they can artificially keep...

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on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:56 PM

To Maintain a "Competitive Advantage" on Water Supply, New York Must Step-Up Its Game on Water Conservation

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Larry Levine, Senior Attorney, New York:Less than three years ago, when Governor Cuomo signed into law new state water conservation standards, he said: The preservation and protection of New York's water resources is vital to the state's residents, farmers and businesses.  This law will enhance...

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on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:56 PM
MIT Proposes    New Meadowl...

MIT Proposes New Meadowlands Plan to Protect New Jersey and New York from Future Storms

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How would some of the nation's smartest minds approach the Eastern seaboard's increasingly dire problem of rising tides and storms? A team led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently submitted their proposed solution to the Rebuild By Design

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on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:55 PM
Cost Among Hurdles Slowing ...

Cost Among Hurdles Slowing New York City s Plan to Phase Out Dirty Heating Oil

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Three years into a four-year plan to end use of No. 6 heating oil, a heavy pollutant, in 10,000 city buildings, barely more than half have switched to cleaner oil.

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on Apr 07, 2014 at 09:20 PM
Good Clean Energy News From...

Good Clean Energy News From Albany

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Kit Kennedy, Counsel, Air and Energy Program, New York:This week, there’s good, clean-energy news from Albany. And though it seemed for a while that our state’s leadership on clean energy might be threatened, New York is back on track. Here’s the first piece of good news. In the...

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on Apr 04, 2014 at 05:21 PM