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Monday, January 30, 2023
Their numbers have risen to 250 nesting pairs, according to the NJ Bald Eagle Project Report.
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.
Friday, January 20, 2023
The bill aims to bring in a total of $75 billion over a 25-year period.
Monday, January 16, 2023
Now in its 20th year of operation, the Harbor School prepares teenagers for green and sustainable jobs in the maritime sector – from scientific research to underwater welding.
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.
Thursday, December 22, 2022
According to Gotham Coyote Project, the furry canids are adapting to human food, changing their family habits and swimming through the East River.
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Nearly three years into the city’s wastewater surveillance program, NYC has neither a local dashboard nor a clear strategy for how testing results are used.
Monday, December 12, 2022
New York City health commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan offers advice for facing and treating the tripledemic.
Wednesday, December 07, 2022
The full health risks of the Meeker Avenue Plume remain unclear as studies remain ongoing.
Monday, December 05, 2022
The Newtown Creek is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the nation, fouled by more than a century of sewage overflows, oil spills and industrial waste.
Friday, December 02, 2022
The practice has long been in place for people considered threatening, and some in the mental health community say it often fails to leave patients better off.
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.
Monday, November 21, 2022
The village of Lynbrook recently released an 11-page plan detailing how the government and essential services could run without broadband.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
For years, a Bushwick barber has helped Venezuelan immigrants. With the recent influx of asylum-seekers, his assistance is more crucial than ever.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
NYC faces more frequent intense storms, are we better prepared to fight off mold? Experts say yes, sort of, pointing to recent changes to the law and better awareness among homeowners.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
As New York City gains control over the monkeypox outbreak, advocates are warning that vulnerable groups still remain at risk.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
After Sandy, more than 500 Staten Islanders took state buyouts rather than stay and rebuild. Their stories carry lessons for city homeowners still threatened by rising sea levels.
Thursday, October 06, 2022
The Breezy Point Historical Society was created from the storm’s wreckage to preserve photos, newspapers, and even a long-lost film of Jackie Robinson.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Health experts testified that women are more likely than men to face debilitating Long COVID symptoms that push them out of the workforce.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The 14-year construction project would dramatically reshape New York City’s waterfront and be one of the largest infrastructure projects in the area's history.