Department of Environment Protection

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Gowanus »

Sponge Park at Second Street will soak up stormwater and break down toxins.

Jackson Heights »

Preliminary DOT plans for Diversity Plaza will be unveiled on May 9.

Upper West Side »

A water main broke around 7 p.m on Tuesday near 96th street and Central Park West, officials said. 

Lincoln Square »

The water and steam systems were shut down in several Lincoln Center facilities this morning.

Westerleigh »

Angry residents at a community board meeting spoke about their health fears.

Forest Hills »

The precinct received 10 complaints about the noise throught the summer.

Forest Hills »

Producers have been testing the sound blankets based on noise complaints.

Lindenwood »

The April 30 storm dumped five inches of rain, and a nearby sewer plant malfunctioned.

Richmond Town »

The DEP and DEC joined students from a Great Kills school to count eels at Richmond Creek.

Woodrow »

The DEP will expand the Bluebelt system in Woodrow, starting in the spring.

Rossville »

The upgrade connected 150 homes to the city's sewer system.

New Dorp Beach »

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

Great Kills »

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

Bed-Stuy »

A new green infrastructure plan was designed to divert runoff from the drainage system in Greenpoint.

New Dorp Beach »

Councilman James Oddo and Steven Matteo have called on the city to fund three storm sewers.