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Red Hook »

Four of the fields have been closed due to lead contamination, officials said.

Red Hook »

It is not immediately clear when the fields will reopen. 

Chelsea »

An ingredient in Roundup, the city's most-used herbicide, deemed "probably carcinogenic" by W.H.O. 

Gowanus »

The Department of Environmental Protection named 14 possible locations for two underground sewage tanks.

Greenwich Village »

The city's Parks Department sprayed the pesticide Roundup more than 1,300 times in 2013.

Upper East Side »

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

Park Slope »

Candles, cleaning products and body lotion can contain chemicals that are not entirely good for you.

Bed-Stuy »

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $30,000 to Green Guerillas, which is overhauling the gardens.

Gowanus »

The woman was sent to Methodist Hospital. Her condition was not immediately known.

Red Hook »

John Quadrozzi, who hopes to use toxic sludge as landfill, hasn't paid fines he owes the state.

Red Hook »

A business owner wants to use sludge from the Gowanus Canal as landfill to expand his property.

New York City »

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

Port Richmond »

The EPA has started to remove soil at the Jewett White Lead Company superfund site in Port Richmond.

Carroll Gardens »

A group of New York lawyers sent a letter to the EPA urging it to make inspections at PCB-ridden schools.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

The North Brooklyn Boat Club will offer canoeing and kayaking from its own space this spring.