air quality

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East Village »

Lindsey Bornstein wants an independent firm to conduct air and dust toxicity tests in the two buildings.

Midtown »

The new law would require the DOH to open cooling centers when air quailty reaches dangerous levels.

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.  

Chelsea »

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

New York City »

A plan to burn Sandy debris has some environmental groups up in arms.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin is calling for the DEP to monitor air around the 2nd Ave. subway site.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

A contractor checked construction workers' masks after OSHA found someone exposed to silica at the site.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Nearly 300 residents voiced concerns to city officials Monday about the E. 91st Street trash station.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

As blasting and drilling winds down at 72nd Street, the Second Ave. subway gears up for 86th Street.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

MTA air quality study says the Second Avenue subway construction is safe, but residents say they're ill.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

An MTA air-quality study dismissed concerns that the 2nd Avenue subway is making residents sick.  

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

The MTA resumed blasting for the Second Ave. subway Monday after a brief hiatus to find ways to cut dust.

Manhattan »

New Yorkers told to avoid strenuous outdoor activity during week's heat wave.

Manhattan »

Manhattan is under a smog alert until 11 p.m. Wednesday