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EPA Adds Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal to the National Superfund List of Hazardous Waste Sites; Agency will Pursue Polluters to Pay for Comprehensive Cleanup (NY)
(New York, NY) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it has officially placed the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY on its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites
House of Organic at New York Fashion Week; Mika Machida, Johana Hofring, Eko-Lab (left to right). Credit: Jason WycheHouse of Organic (Ekovaruhuset) showed fall 2010 collections by Johanna Hofring, Renata Mann, Eko-Lab, Meiling Chen, Kaori Yamazaki, Mika Machida, and Tor Soderin, at the
Facing historic financial pressures, New York State has identified 41 state parks that it plans to close, along with 14 historic sites, and late last week it began notifying people who had secured campsites in 12 of the parks that their reservations were being canceled.
The state has canceled the reservations of about 350 people who had booked campsites and other accommodations at a dozen state parks that may be closed because of New York's budget crisis.
(Boston—March 1, 2010) The Jamestown, Rhode Island Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award
Willian fall 2010 runway show at New York Fashion Week. Credit: Paul O. CollitonThe GreenShows during New York Fashion Week introduced us to sustainable apparel brand Willian. Designer Keia Bounds creates transitional pieces--easily worn day to night--with organic, vintage, and recycled fabrics in Hoboken, NJ. Garments are produced with "eco-friendly screen-printing, natural dyeing techniques, ...
When New York State's environmental agency came out with a draft environmental review of drilling in the Marcellus Shale in September, it set off a flurry of action for environmentalists, industry advocates and the general public.
PORTLAND, Maine -- Nearly 200,000 homes and businesses were still without power Monday as restoration efforts continued days after a slow-moving storm battered the Northeast with heavy snow, rain and high winds.
Susan Cianciolo fall 2010 presentation, New York Fashion Week. Credit: Emma GradyWe recently revealed the beauty secrets behind the vibrant colors at Susan Cianciolo's presentation during New York Fashion Week and now, the beautifully constructed sustainable garments from her fall 2010 collection, "Underneath the sea, inside a mountain." View photos from the event, held at White Box in New York...
Is your favorite t-shirt in such distress that it garners more attention for its rips and holes than its clever declaration against CO2 emissions? There is no reason to despair over your cherished threads, because your loss is your computer’s gain. The people at Hello Rewind have come up with a great way to upcycle [...]