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VIDEO: First Look Inside Columbia's Expansion

Columbia's 17-acre campus expansion in West Harlem is using construction methods to reduce pollution.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Side Public Schools Burn Dirty Heating Oil, Board Says

Community Board 7 wants the city to "take immediate steps" to switch schools that burn polluting dirty oil to cleaner fuel.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

The Dakota and San Remo Are Black Smoke Polluters, Critics Say

The famed Dakota building is one of several Upper West Side landmarks that pollute the air by burning dirty heating oil.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Buildings Belching Black Smoke on Upper East Side

The Upper East Side might be one of the wealthiest areas, but it has some of the dirtiest air.