Source: 10000birds.comThe federal government is pumping millions of dollars into the restoration of Jamaica Bay following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy. But some local residents who live nearby are growing angry that their needs are being ignored. A report by Reuters is noting that local residents, fed up
Just as we came upon the sixth month anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, a unique arts organization has covered Gerritsen Beach with dozens of stars to bring hope and inspiration to the children of the disaster stricken neighborhood. The Stars of Hope organization brings together schoolchildren to paint colorful wooden stars
The proposed placement of natural gas pipelines from Williams and National Grid. Source: WilliamsAccording to the legislative calendar for the House of Representatives, H.R. 2606, better known as the New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act or the Jamaica Bay pipeline, is set to be voted on today.
Littoral Society volunteers gather seeds to replant on marsh islands recently restored by the Army Corps (Source: Kirsten Luce / Narrative.ly)The marshes of Jamaica Bay are shrinking, but the fight to save them is well underway. Susan M. Lee of Narratively, provides an exhaustive and intriguing insight in the
The following was sent to us from the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers: The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project involving construction and operation of facilities by Transcontinental Gas