To help renters make better-informed choices, leases must disclose a property’s propensity to flood and whether it suffered flood damage in the past.
Natural organic reduction, as it’s known, has drawn adherents in the several other states that already offer this burial alternative.
The annual Bronx River Flotilla marks the start of free summer canoeing on New York City’s only freshwater river. Up for it? Get ready for smooth cruising, some waterfalls — and trash.
The company marketing the technology is promising to save building owners from hefty fines under Local Law 97. But city officials say it doesn’t fit the current law.
The SUNY school on Long Island will lead a partnership of academic institutions, nonprofits and community groups to come up with climate solutions.
A court-monitored pledge to halve the number of rodents running rampant in public housing has gone nowhere, even as Adams and his new rat fighter expand ambitions citywide.
The wide-ranging agenda, known as PlaNYC, includes proposals for electric car chargers, free solar arrays, and help for New Yorkers living in flood zones.
DOT is expanding car-share spots in the northeast Bronx. Locals say the agency has ignored calls to place the spots on private property instead of city streets.
Comptroller Brad Lander is scrutinizing the climate impacts of private equity investments — a topic his counterpart in Albany has yet to address.
Final Map of ‘Climate Disadvantaged’ Communities Now Includes Blocks Previously Excluded — But Other Vulnerable Areas Left Out
A block in Hollis, Queens, where a family died during Hurricane Ida is now considered a state priority. But a similar block in Woodside isn’t on the final map.
The Street Vendor Project hopes rechargeable electric power supplies can improve air quality and reduce fossil fuel use.
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Warmer weather and other ecosystem shifts have the city’s gardeners and foresters staring at ‘existential questions in horticulture.’
Though too toxic to eat, the seaweed in Newtown Creek, Gowanus Bay and the East River could suck up carbon and pollutants, bolstering marine ecosystems.
While the new EV taxi licenses are in demand and many new charging stations are coming, those who already made the electric switch say powering up now is a headache.
Lower-income households could see as much as $15,000 in emergency cash assistance after an extreme deluge.
Battery Energy Storage Systems Will Make the City Greener — and They’re a Lot Safer Than E-Bike Batteries
Though lithium-ion batteries for use in e-bikes have caused a rise in fires in the city, the batteries used in energy storage systems are fundamentally different — and the city has strict regulations to mitigate fire risk.
Home gas and electric bills could increase to pay for the utility’s infrastructure investments — including some that would hinder the state’s ambitious climate goals, advocates say.
A Third of New York’s Organic Waste Ends Up in Landfills. Here’s a Better Story for How to Dispose of It.
New Yorkers can dump food scraps and other organic material, and even plastic bags, into new bins popping up around the city.
A DSNY facility in Gravesend, Brooklyn that stored damaged batteries reached capacity last year, leading the city to issue an emergency procurement to remove them.
The plan to transform Rikers into a green energy hub has missed two key deadlines, leading City Council members to question the mayor’s commitment.
The city’s longest-ever stretch without snow previously ran from 2019 to the end of 2020. We matched and exceeded that record at the beginning of 2022.
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