Department of Environmental Conservation

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Gowanus »

The land around The Green Building will be cleaned up under the state's Brownfield Cleanup Program.

Ocean Breeze »

The state Office of Mental Health said they will start on collecting more turkeys next month.

Williamsburg »

Excavations of the Superfund site will begin this year.

Civic Center »

The state says a city worker crashed a vehicle into an overhead sign on the Henry Hudson Parkway.

Port Morris »

Activists are pushing for a public hearing on the Harlem River Yards plants on East 132nd Street.

Flushing »

The fish died because the lake was low on oxygen due to an algae bloom.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Testing for harmful blue-green algae is done every week, the Prospect Park Alliance said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the blue-green algae bloom is "widespread."

Red Hook »

The 6-foot fish was spotted by shoppers behind Fairway Market. 

Prince's Bay »

Workers for the EDC said the Staten Island nest is now abandoned.

Meatpacking District »

The City Club of New York is suing Hudson River Park Trust over Pier55.

Prince's Bay »

The eagles appear to be incubating eggs, the New York Audubon Society said.

Park Slope »

Brooklyn web developer Jill Hubley's map shows all of the spills that have occured since January 2014.

Travis »

David Oakes, 48, pleaded guilty to charges of poaching and faces $3,000 in fines. 

Civic Center »

The Hudson River Park Trust unanimously approved the Pier55 park and performance space.