One house was rebuilt, one propped up on stilts, and one given back to nature.
Mirroring the East Coast Resiliency Project but with less of a fight — so far — the Battery Park City Authority plans to guard the neighborhood from flooding by raising Wagner Park over 10 feet higher than it is now.
Many environmental and labor leaders pitch New York’s clean energy transition as a way to employ young and marginalized people — little consolation to workers in fossil-fuel industries worried about job loss.
After Benjamin’s arrest by the feds and resignation, here’s what you need to know about the 2022 race for the state’s second-highest office.
Under New York’s sweeping climate law, certain neighborhoods are guaranteed to get attention and money if they qualify as disadvantaged. Find out how to check your block’s designation — and weigh in on the process.
Under a legislative proposal due for introduction next week, all New Yorkers would be required to separate their food scraps and set it on their curbs for pickup. The city’s Independent Budget Office estimates a citywide composting program could save $33 million annually — after five years.
A bill introduced Monday by Assemblymember Marcela Mitaynes (D-Brooklyn) is looking to limit pollution from truck and van exhaust associated with local deliveries from online retailers like Amazon.
Under a project by National Grid in partnership with the city, the methane produced from the wastewater treatment facility is supposed to be directed to the homes of gas customers. But it’s been stalled for a decade.
One line will bring down dam-generated electricity from Quebec, and another will feed the city with solar, wind and hydropower-created juice from Upstate. Without them, state and city climate targets were merely a pipe dream.