Jordan Gass-Poore

Jordan Gass-Poore appears in the following:

How NYC's LGBTQ+ Bars Thrive

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Jordan Gass-Poore' and Jack Jen Gieseking reflect on the significance of LGBTQ+ bars and consider their influence on New York City.

LGBTQ+ bars are closing across the country. But in NYC, they are thriving.

Friday, June 16, 2023

Thanks to local wealth and global tourism, bars serving the LGBTQ+ community in New York City have increased in number since 2019.


Toxic fumes detected at popular Brooklyn shuffleboard club for past 2 years

Friday, March 10, 2023

Residents of Gowanus are crying foul over toxic vapors that are seeping into the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. State regulators have known about the contamination for nearly two years.


New York bans beauty products containing mercury, a neurotoxin long used in cosmetics

Thursday, January 26, 2023

New York has become the third state to ban the distribution or sale of cosmetics and personal products that contain mercury.

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Major climate bill revived by NY legislators to charge Big Oil for greenhouse gas pollution

Friday, January 20, 2023

The bill aims to bring in a total of $75 billion over a 25-year period.


Long Island City residents raise environmental concerns with proposed ferry landing relocation

Tuesday, January 03, 2023

A plan to demolish and relocate the ferry dock at Hunters Point South Park is drawing the ire of Queens residents who say it would release toxic pollution and block waterfront views.


NJ is suing Big Oil for causing the climate crisis. What would it take to win?

Monday, November 21, 2022

New Jersey follows nearly two dozen other jurisdictions with similar lawsuits. But none of these cases have been resolved yet, and fossil fuel companies are pushing back.


Why NYC's fallout shelters won't protect you from nuclear attack

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Fallout shelter signs are the last remnants of an ill-conceived program that was designed to quell the anxieties of Americans who had little faith in the shelters to begin with.

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City to Remove Outdated Fallout Shelter Signs

Monday, January 01, 2018

New York City's Cold War-era signage is a poor indicator of where to go for shelter in the event of a nuclear attack. Decades after the Cold War's height, the signs are coming down.

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