Department of Environmental Protection

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Midtown East »

A new bill would require noise mitigation plans to be posted publicly online and at building sites.

Midland Beach »

Aiman Youssef created a mock tourism sign for "Grimsby Lake" in an effort to get flooding fixed.

Chelsea »

Water poured onto Ninth Avenue at West 29th Street and nearby streets, officials said.

Hudson Square »

The sites are currently controlled by the Department of Environmental Protection.

Gowanus »

Charles Hocking and his firm, Hazen and Sawyer, were hit with subpoenas this summer, sources said.

Jamaica »

This will be the largest single installation of breeding oysters in New York City, officials said.

Elmhurst »

The city found improper asbestos removal at a 1700s farmhouse that caught fire twice last year.

Upper West Side »

The break at West 89th Street and Amsterdam Avenue caused nearby residents to lose their running water.

Astoria »

A water main broke at the intersection of 30th Avenue and 12th Street Wednesday afternoon, police said. 

Greenpoint »

Plant manager Zainool Ali gives the scoop on how he keeps the city's biggest sewage plant on track.

Greenpoint »

Ex-employees say the DEP continues to falsify results of Newtown Creek water samples.

Gowanus »

A total of 20 trees will be felled to "accommodate equipment" for installing new storm sewers.

Forest Hills »

The Parks Department removed two of three trees along Austin Street, but has not replaced them yet.

Gowanus »

The EPA said Thursday the city doesn't necessarily have to close 'The Americans' studio for the project.

Ditmars »

The DEP installed covers and filters on the sludge tanks at the Bowery Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant.