Environment

New York State Bans Fracking

New York State Bans Fracking

Governor Andrew Cuomo said last week he would ban hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” in New York State, citing a “thorough and exhaustive” recommendation by acting…

City Implements Ban of E-Waste Disposal

City Implements Ban of E-Waste Disposal

Beginning in January 2015, it will be unlawful to use curbside trash collection as a means to dispose of certain electronic equipment by any individual…

Federal Storm Funds on the Way: Cuomo

With one eye on rebuilding in the aftermath of natural disasters, and another on improving New York’s storm resiliency, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week…

Build It Back Delivers Water Bill Credit

Build It Back Delivers Water Bill Credit

The city’s Build It Back program announced new water bill credits to homeowners whose homes were left vacant in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, director…

Law Battles Jamaica Bay Dumping

Law Battles Jamaica Bay Dumping

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature turned legislation looking to protect Jamaica Bay from toxic dumping into reality this week. State Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) and…