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Port Morris »

Fuel Oil Companies Scammed Millions From the NYPD, FDNY, Sources Say

Investigators raided five fuel companies suspected of a scam worth tens of millions of dollars.

Upper West Side »

MAP: Celebrities' Homes, Luxe Condos and Landmarks Burn Illegal Heating Oil

There are more than 600 buildings still using No. 6 heating oil beyond the city's deadline. 

Washington Heights »

State AG Sues Uptown Landlord for Violating Oil Spill Laws

The state alleges that Florence Edelstein ignored an order to correct the violations.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Air Quality Worse Than South Bronx, Stats Show

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

Upper West Side »

UWS Has Most Polluted Air in the City, Study Shows

The problem stems from the number of large buildings in the area burning pollution-emitting fuel.  

Midtown »

Oil Truck Hose Breaks and Sprays Passersby on Seventh Avenue, FDNY Says

Four people were sprayed with heating oil and had to take emergency decontamination showers.

Chelsea »

NYC Air Is Cleanest it's Been in Half-Century, Bloomberg Says

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

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Cleanup Crew Dumped Oil Into Sewer After Spill, City Says

A contractor was fined after officials found workers dumping oil into city sewers.

New York City »

Spills a Risk as City Converts to Clean Heating Oil, Officials Say

An official at the DEC is concerned the green-up project could lead to more heating oil spills.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Oil Spill Causes Headaches on West 56th Street

Trucks and fumes have been a problem since heating oil spilled in a basement on the block.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Advocates Call on City's Rent Guidelines Board to Prevent Rent Hike

The Rent Guidelines Board held a public session Monday to solicit feedback on its proposed yearly rent hikes.

Manhattan »

Crowd Jeers as Board Proposes Steep Rent Hikes

The board wants to see stabilized rents increase by up to nine percent.