New Yorkers are throwing away less, but recycling less too, according to new city data.
Under new proposed rules to Local Law 97, buildings that show a good faith effort to meet carbon caps could get a reprieve. But some backers of the law say the delay isn’t warranted.
A phenomenon called subsidence could be the result of poor soil quality or rising water levels — but not all cases are reported to the city.
An auto repair shop’s departure this week will allow the EPA to begin cleaning up radiological contamination that’s been sitting for decades at the Wolff-Alport Chemical Company site in Ridgewood.
An analysis by THE CITY of workers compensation claims found thousands more workplace injuries, beyond those explicitly attributed to heat, on days 85 degrees or hotter.
Many of the small composters that had stepped in to provide New Yorkers options during the pandemic are pivoting to collecting commercial organic waste.
More than a year after the electric utility promised to pay renewable energy subscribers for overdue credits, thousands of customers are not getting what is owed.
New York also has a ‘green amendment’ enshrined in its constitution, and the decision in Big Sky Country could affect how it is applied.
Is your bill too damn high? Electricity usage typically goes up in the summer, and a recent rate hike isn’t helping.
Vendors warm to the idea of powering their freezers with electric or renewable energy, as the City Council considers a fossil fuel ban.
Widespread need for air conditioning strains the aging electric grid — and not all parts of the city are equally impacted.
There is no legal right to be cool in New York City as there is with heat in the winter. Still, you can push your landlord to fix your AC — or find a public cooling center.
A new report shows that 3.8 million New Yorkers experience temperatures at least 10 degrees hotter because of urban development. Look up your address to see how your neighborhood is impacted.
Lawmakers, court authorities and city agencies have failed to safeguard the estates of homeowners who die without wills, threatening the transfer of Black and Latino generational wealth.
New units were developed specifically for NYCHA as part of a 2021 challenge to companies to build a better heater for the city’s public housing.
The idea of giving people a place to escape from air pollution has been tried on the West Coast, and is being considered here after the sky turned orange in June.
Brothers Joseph and Elliot Ambalo and their partner Etai Vardi use a web of LLCs to acquire shares of residential properties across New York City. We’re publishing the LLC names.
An investigation by THE CITY has unearthed multiple fraud and forgery allegations against Elliot and Joseph Ambalo and their partner Etai Vardi who target unsuspecting homeowners and unprotected tenants in Black and Latino neighborhoods.
Here are steps New Yorkers can take to protect themselves, from limiting outdoor exposure to wearing a mask to cleaning air filters.
New school holidays and criminal record seals are in. But many proposals related to tenant protections, developer tax breaks and speed limits have gone nowhere.