air pollution

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Upper West Side »

Buildings burning the dirtiest heating oil, No. 6, are now doing so illegally, the city says.

Upper West Side »

There are more than 600 buildings still using No. 6 heating oil beyond the city's deadline. 

Upper East Side »

The UES has higher concentrations of many pollutants than neighborhoods known for bad air.

Upper West Side »

The problem stems from the number of large buildings in the area burning pollution-emitting fuel.  

Greenpoint »

The survey by the Brooklyn Hospital Center showed Greenpoint faces significant asthma problems.

Astoria »

The now-defunct power plant, which the neighborhood fought for years, will be demolished next year.

Greenpoint »

The current cleanup has potentially dangerous health effects, advocates and scientists warn.

Woodside »

Residents have complained about noise pollution and smog caused by traffic on 65th Place in Queens.

Manhattan »

The city-wide Department of Health survey found Manhattan to have the worst air quality of all the boroughs.