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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.

Mariners Harbor »

Oil Spill Off Staten Island Didn't Damage Bird Sanctuary, Coast Guard Says

The oil spill in the Kill Van Kull had no impact on Shooters Island Bird Sanctuary, officials said.

Mariners Harbor »

Rescuers Spot 15 Birds Oiled After Fuel Spill Off Staten Island

The U.S. Coast Guard said 2,900 birds are in the affected area.

Mariners Harbor »

Oil Spill Off Staten Island Shoreline Threatens Bird Sanctuary

A barge spilled fuel oil into the Kill Van Kull, which spread to Shooter's Island, on Friday.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hell's Kitchen Oil Spill Worse Than Thought as Noisy Cleanup Persists

Officials said the heating oil spill cleanup will go on for an undetermined amount of time.

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.

Astoria & Long Island City »

Gas Truck Crash on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Snarls Traffic

A gasoline truck was involved in a crash on the BQE in Astoria that caused a fuel spill Wednesday.

Astoria & Long Island City »

Newtown Creek Report to Outline Plans to Control Oil Seepage

A report next month will outline a plan to control oil seepage in Newtown Creek.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Oil Spill Closes Part of West 68th Street

The spill left nearly 150 gallons of oil on the street.

Downtown »

Fuel Spill Closes Part of Park Row Near City Hall

FDNY and HazMat crews responded after 30 gallons of fuel oil spilled on the street in front of 3 Park Row.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Washington Square Village Residents Brace for NYU's Cleanup of Heating Oil Spill

An oil spill underneath NYU's Washington Square Village last winter released almost three times the amount believed.

Downtown »

Mark Ruffalo Joins Pols at City Hall to Say 'No!' to Fracking

Actor Mark Ruffalo joined local pols Tuesday to warn of the potential dangers hydrofracking could pose to New York.

Manhattan »

Gulf Oil Spill Forces Restaurant Week Menu Changes

Some Manhattan restaurants are being forced to alter their Restaurant Week menu to cope with the Gulf crisis.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Louisiana Seafood Comes to UWS, Despite Oil Spill

Crawfish, shrimp, catfish and crab meat from the south were in abundance at a party at The West 79th Street Boat Basin Cafe.