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Meatpacking District »

An Albany judge decided in favor of the park and the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

Upper West Side »

In the murky waters of the Hudson River there are fish you can catch — but be wary of eating them.

Forest Hills »

The birds were seen in Forest Hills and Kew Gardens.

Gowanus »

An environmental group reported muddy water flowing into the canal from Lightstone's construction site.

Pleasant Plains »

A survey found 793 deer living on Staten Island, compared to just 24 in 2008.

Midtown »

People were advised to reduce physical activity outside.

Ocean Breeze »

The USDA began capturing the turkeys this week and sending them to a slaughterhouse.

Forest Hills »

New York is home to snapping turtles, hawks, coyotes and even the occasional blue whale.  

Flatiron »

The necropsy of a hawk found dead in the park showed signs of secondary rat poisoning, an EPA blog said.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

A lawsuit looking to stop the 91st Street Waste Transfer Station was dismissed Thursday.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Actor Mark Ruffalo will join several experts at a Wednesday night forum on hydrofracking.

Manhattan »

An air quality alert was issued for Manhattan on Monday as temperatures were expected to soar into the low 90s.

Manhattan »

Manhattan is under a smog alert until 11 p.m. Wednesday

Washington Heights & Inwood »

A report on the contamination and remediation of an Inwood brownfield is expected to be made public next week.