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Buffalo Receives $500,000 EPA Great Lakes Grant For Green Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie (NY)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Buffalo to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for th...

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:07 PM

New York City wants fossil fuels to go the way of the dinosaur

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Divestment activists are pushing for New York City to take a stand against dirty energy through a  $147 billion fossil fuel divestment opportunity.

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:02 PM
17John: Design New York Cit...

17John: Design New York City s First Crowdsourced Hotel and Win $50,000 in Prizes!

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Heads up architects, designers, and creatives - Prodigy Design Lab just launched a groundbreaking competition where you can contribute to the design of 17John - New York City's first crowdsourced hotel - and they're giving away $50,000 in prizes! They're looking

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Dot Earth Blog: It   s Crow...

Dot Earth Blog: It s Crow-Killing Time in Upstate New York, and Elsewhere

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Varied views on a weekend crow-shooting contest.

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:50 PM
"Twenty is Plenty&quot...

"Twenty is Plenty" campaign takes to the streets of New York

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It started in the UK but the movement to slow urban traffic is spreading around the world.

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on Mar 17, 2014 at 02:52 PM

Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality (NY)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Town of Newburgh, New York has completed the construction of a drinking water treatment plant that will deliver a reliable and clean source of drinking water to local residents under the terms of a 2008 legal agreemen...

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on Mar 14, 2014 at 07:31 PM
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