Tuesday, March 24, 2015
By Steven Valentino : Producer, The Leonard Lopate Show
Friday, December 13, 2013
By Brian Mann : Reporter for North Country Public Radio
A state panel voted Friday to create the Hudson Gorge Wilderness Area, a vast, new 24,000 acre stretch along the upper Hudson River.
Monday, July 29, 2013
After a fatal boating accident killed a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, officials are reminding recreational boaters they must obey the same laws as motorists when it comes to driving under the influence.
Friday, July 19, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
This week's heat wave has many in our area heading to the water, but a new study from Columbia University suggests cooling off in the Hudson might not be a good idea.
Monday, July 01, 2013
Federal authorities are investigating Sunday's helicopter water landing in the Hudson River off 79th Street. Five people in the chopper, four of them tourists from Sweden, all got off the helicopter safely.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
A charter helicopter carrying a family of four Swedes on a sightseeing tour of New York City lost power shortly after takeoff Sunday and made an emergency landing on the Hudson River, authorities said. The pilot and occupants were uninjured.
Friday, August 10, 2012
By Ilya Marritz
Millions of gallons of partially treated human waste have been released into the Hudson River since Wednesday, making the river a no-go area for boaters and swimmers, and threatening this weekend's Ironman triathlon.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
The Department of Environmental Protection said a nut linking a fuel injector and a pump may have led to a four-alarm fire at a Harlem wastewater treatment plant in July. The fire led to the dumping of millions of gallons of sewage into the Hudson River.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Boaters, environmental groups and community leaders told state senators at a hearing Friday they needed better information the day a fire caused untreated wastewater to flow into the Hudson River in July.
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
A new report from the environmental group Riverkeeper confirmed what many New Yorkers long suspected: sewage pollution can make the Hudson River unsafe for swimming.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
The city has now closed four beaches — one in Brooklyn and three on Staten Island — after a wastewater treatment facility dumped hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Hudson River following a four-alarm fire last week.
Monday, July 25, 2011
City health officials are telling New Yorkers to stay out of some area waterways after the sewage spill at a Harlem wastewater treatment plant last week.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
General Electric has agreed to carry out the next phase of cleanup on the Hudson River, decades after polluting the waterway with toxins. The announcement came Thursday, a few days after the Environmental Protection Agency laid out a comprehensive cleanup plan. The plan would restore a 40-mile stretch of the river, north of Albany.
TN Moving Stories: More finger pointing in Hudson River Rail Tunnel, Google Invests in "A Bike Lane With A View," and MTA Deficit Plan "Risky"
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
By Kate Hinds
The Department of Transportation wants airlines to refund baggage fees in the event of lost or delayed luggage. Unsurprisingly, there's opposition from an airline trade group, which says defining a timely delivery is "subjective." (Marketplace)
The Hudson River rail tunnel saga continues: Senator Lautenberg says that Governor Christie won't let NJ Transit staff meet with the Federal Transit Administration. (Star-Ledger)
A Maryland ban on (cell phone) talking while driving goes into effect this week. (WAMU)
Bangladesh to develop the "Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Corridor Project," which contains BRT lines and an elevated expressway. (Daily Star)
TN Moving Stories: a Hot July Senate Energy Debate? CA high-speed rail chief speaks, 3,000 will move for NY tunnel
Friday, June 04, 2010
Harry Reid says Senate will take up an energy bill in July. (Fire Dog Lake)
Ugly air delays down. Hawaiian, Alaska and US Airways top on-time ratings as airlines try to get ahead of new federal penalties. (USA Today)
3,000 people get letters telling them they will have to move to accommodate new tunnel across Hudson River in Manhattan. (NY Times)
In first public comments, head of California high-speed rail says he will reconsider some of that project's assumptions. Funding is first, surprise surprise. (SF Chronicle)
Sunday, June 21, 2009
by Lara Pellegrinelli
Photo by David Nager.
Penny Palfrey took first place among the female competitors at the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on June 6, completing the 28.5 mile counterclockwise route around the island in just 7 hours ...