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New Dorp Beach »

City Funds $100M Sewer Projects in Staten Island

The city announced a nearly $100 million project that will add miles of storm sewers to Staten Island.

Great Kills »

Trees Planted as Staten Island Landfill Begins Transformation into Park

The first trees were planted at Brookfield Landfill, which is expected to open as a park in 2017.

Chelsea »

NYC Air Is Cleanest it's Been in Half-Century, Bloomberg Says

The mayor said his PlaNYC program has gotten thousands of buildings to burn cleaner heating oil.

Melrose »

Bronx Nonprofit Installs 'Green-and-Blue' Roof to Absorb Rainwater

The Osborne Association's new roof will reduce storm runoff and cut energy costs.

Jamaica »

ExxonMobil Must Pay $105 M to Clean Queens Groundwater, Court Rules Again

ExxonMobil was found liable for contaminating Queens groundwater.

Gowanus »

City's Gowanus Canal Cleanup Project Will Be Done by End of 2013

A city project to help clean up the Gowanus Canal will wrap up by the end of the year.

Richmond Town »

Staten Island Students Count Eels in Richmond Creek

A group of students counted glass eels at Richmond Creek.

Port Richmond »

City to Install Solar Panels on 4 Rooftops in Staten Island and the Bronx

The Staten Island rooftop alone will get enough solar panels to cover one-and-a-half football fields.

Springfield Gardens »

City Begins $69M 'Green' Sewer Upgrade in Southern Queens

The city is beginning work on an upgrade to Springfield Gardens' water and sewer infrastructure.

Willets Point »

Student Arts Contest Celebrates New York's Water

Thirty-seven students were named 'Water Champions' at a ceremony held at Citi Field Wednesday afternoon.

Manhattan »

City Makes $3.8 Billion Deal to Limit Sewage Flow Into Waterways

The plan will increase the city's green and gray infrastructure.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Now Fully Operational

The Newtown Creek Waste Treatment Plant has all of its three batteries fully operational.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Water Main Break Floods Delancey Street at the Bowery

A water main broke during during rush hour at Delancey Street just west of the Williamsburg Bridge.

Harlem »

Loose Nut Likely Caused Explosion at Harlem Sewage Plant

The Department of Environmental Protection released a report that showed a loose nut on a fuel line may have led to the massive fire.

Harlem »

DEP Must Improve Water Quality Warnings, Advocates Say

Proposed law calls for real-time water quality updates to be available to the public in the wake of the North River sewage plant fire in July.