EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Monica Dietrich on Wed, 2013-05-08 12:10.
National Park Service and Fish and Wildlife Service properties on Long Island and in New York City that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy are receiving new funding for restoration and repair.
Submitted by Monica Dietrich on Mon, 2013-05-06 11:31.
According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, 2012 was a "historic and busy year" for the solar industry in the US, with 76% investment growth from the previous year. This growth is expected to continue through 2013.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-05-02 09:52.
In tapping Anthony Foxx as the next U.S.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-05-01 16:53.
O.K., denizens of the Big Apple. No more head-scratching about which plastics to recycle and which to discard in the regular trash bins.
As of now, most rigid plastic - BUT NOT FOAM CONTAINERS OR TRAYS - is fair game for the blue bins placed at curbside for recycling. Please rinse out containers beforehand.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-05-01 14:00.
Princeton, N.J.-based Climate Central has tallied the massive raw sewage overflows that occurred after Hurricane Sandy.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Wed, 2013-05-01 13:00.
Many people know David W. Levinson as a titan of New York City's real estate industry. But he is also a civic leader, an influential philanthropist and an innovator who is changing the way the city thinks about sustainability and design excellence.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-04-25 21:23.
With the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and other recent record-breaking storms weighing heavily on New Yorkers' minds, hundreds of advocates from across the state traveled to Albany today for Earth Day Lobby Day.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-04-25 21:09.
The New York State Senate this week unanimously passed legislation to extend the NY-Sun Initiative through 2023 and solidify the state's long-term commitment to solar energy. This bill is one of NYLCV's top priorities of the year.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-04-17 14:09.
New York State will provide $645,000 for a community-based project to restore 28 acres of salt marsh grasses on islands in Jamaica Bay, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-04-17 13:59.
With a "yes" vote by three members of the East Hampton Town Board, consultants were hired to create a comprehensive wastewater management plan to address water protection, septic systems and the town's aging treatment plant, the East Hampton Star reported.
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