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Gentile Calls On EPA To Make Waste Transfer Station A Superfund...

Councilman Vincent Gentile is joining the chorus of voices calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to investigate the construction site of the city's planned Gravesend Bay...

Colton’s Anti-Waste Task Force Demands EPA Investigate Garbage Station Work Site

Assemblyman William Colton's Anti-Waste Task Force wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week, calling out violations at the construction site...

Residents Demand Answers From Developers Of Proposed 40-Story Tower At Trump...

Developer Rubin Schron's plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled...

Massive 40-Story Tower Proposed For Brighton-Coney Border – Public Meeting Scheduled...

Community members are invited to attend a meeting on a massive tower planned at the current site of the Trump Village Shopping Center tomorrow, January 21. The...

Councilman Treyger Moves To Make Coney Island Boardwalk A City Landmark

Can our beloved boardwalk be saved? Councilman Mark Treyger asked the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to make Coney Island's Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark today, an effort to block the city...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Moves Forward As Feds Issue Favorable Report; Public...

The controversial natural gas pipeline, proposed to run underneath the Rockaways, through Jamaica Bay, and into Floyd Bennett Field National Park, has been plodding...

Gentile Giving Away Up To 5,000 Trees

Councilman Vincent Gentile has teamed up with the New York Restoration Project to help distribute thousands of free trees to New Yorkers looking to...

When The Edge Of The City Meets The Wild Of Nature

English photographer Adrian Kinloch submitted a gorgeous photo essay detailing the strange fringe between the end of the city and the edge of nature,...

Photo: Disgusting Street Waste Along Bay Parkway

It is no great revelation that outerborough neighborhoods are becoming increasingly filth-addled, but it doesn't mean we have to stand for it. Bensonhurst Bean...

Some Jamaica Bay Residents Resent Bay Restoration While Their Homes Are...

The federal government is pumping millions of dollars into the restoration of Jamaica Bay following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy. But some local...

Several Mayoral Candidates Sign Pledge Opposing Gravesend Bay Waste Transfer Station

The proposed construction of the Gravesend Bay waste transfer station (1640 Shore Parkway) is becoming a local talking point for numerous candidates running for mayor....

Downsides To Plastic Bag Bans? Studies Suggest Risk Alongside Benefits

There might be reason for the City Council to pause on their plans to limit the use of plastic bags, and it concerns health...

Downsides To Plastic Bag Bans? Studies Suggest Risk Alongside Benefits

There might be reason for the City Council to pause on their plans to limit the use of plastic bags, and it concerns health...

City Council Considering Charge On Plastic Bags

The City Council is planning to introduce legislation that would charge consumers 10 cents at grocery and retail stores for plastic bags if they...

City Council Considering Charge On Plastic Bags

The City Council is planning to introduce legislation that would charge consumers 10 cents at grocery and retail stores for plastic bags if they...