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Gowanus »

The entire EPA cleanup of the waterway will finish sometime around 2027.

Ridgewood »

The EPA chose a remediation plan for the Wolff-Alport site on Tuesday. 

Gowanus »

The EPA is set to start scooping the canal's toxic sludge in early December.

Fort Greene »

There are a lot of repellents making unfounded claims, so it's best to do your research before buying.

Red Hook »

City officials presented a schematic design for the reconstruction of ball fields 5, 6, 7 and 8. 

Red Hook »

The public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4.

Red Hook »

Contaminated soil containing lead has been found at multiple sports fields in Red Hook.

Port Morris »

Disappointed activists had hoped to remove the facilities from their borough but are not giving up yet.

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.