The Senate’s $433 billion Inflation Reduction Act marks the most significant federal action on climate change yet. What does it mean locally?
A recent beach closure over bacteria highlights that New Yorkers don’t always know what they’re swimming in.
Shipping service workers to rally in Canarsie after six fell ill while on the job in last week’s heat wave.
Experts say New Yorkers should come with specific, explicit questions and plans on what to do next.
It’s good news-bad news as sharks, dolphins, whales and turtles swarm New York City.
On July 31, the Sanitation Department will begin issuing fines between $250 and $1,000 for establishments that don’t separate and process their organic waste, officials say.
Between downpours of rainwater and storm surges from the ocean, the potential for future flooding near the coasts and further inland is high.
At a grassroots level, New York advocates have long been doing what they can to help people from other states where abortion is effectively unavailable. Now, they’re ready to do even more.
New York’s plan to shut down Rikers includes a mandate to flip all unused jail buildings back to the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. But the Department of Correction isn’t giving up a facility it just closed, despite a looming deadline.