Environment

Since 1950 a Polluting Gas Station in Heart of South Bronx Residential Neighborhood allowed to operate across the street from NYCHA and a Public School

Since 1950 a Polluting Gas Station in Heart of South Bronx Residential Neighborhood allowed to operate across the street from NYCHA and a Public School

Since 1950 a Polluting Gas Station in Heart of South Bronx Residential Neighborhood allowed to operate across the street from NYCHA and a Public School Public Hearing Tuesday on this issue of a non-complying land-use NYC Board of Standards and […]

Senator Schumer: Feds Must Work Faster to Combat the Surge in Tick-Borne Disease

Senator Schumer: Feds Must Work Faster to Combat the Surge in Tick-Borne Disease

SCHUMER: AS NEW TICK-BORNE DISEASE—POWASSAN—EMERGES & WE ARE ON VERGE OF SUMMER TICK SURGE, SCHUMER URGES SWIFT FED ACTION; FEDS ARE MOVING AT SNAIL’S PACE TO IMPLEMENT ALREADY-ON-THE-BOOKS LAW THAT WOULD HELP FAST-TRACK RESEARCH, VACCINES & STRATEGIES TO STAMP OUT […]

FORUM: Days After East River Oil Spill, New Yorkers To Hold Town-Hall Event with City Officials on Climate, Jobs and Justice

FORUM: Days After East River Oil Spill, New Yorkers To Hold Town-Hall Event with City Officials on Climate, Jobs and Justice

FORUM: Days After East River Oil Spill, New Yorkers To Hold Town-Hall Event with City Officials on Climate, Jobs and Justice Mayor de Blasio, Comptroller Stringer, Public Advocate James invited to take questions from city residents on climate positions What’s […]

A dead dolphin was seen in the Hutchinson River near Glover Field in Pelham, March 24, 2017. (Photo: Lohud.com)

Dolphin found dead in Hutchinson River

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice reported Sunday on “the discovery of a dead dolphin in the Hutchinson River near the Mount Vernon/Pelham border is bringing attention to the Mount Vernon sewer system.”   According to the Journal News, the dolphin was […]

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350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution “Instead of negotiating with rogue oil corporations, DiNapoli should be protecting New Yorkers.” New York, NY — Today, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli renewed the New York State Common Retirement […]

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Gas pipeline threatens New York City water supply and risks nuclear catastrophe

Gas pipeline threatens New York City water supply and risks nuclear catastrophe Peekskill, New York – New York residents and environmental experts are desperate to stop the construction of a gas pipeline that poses a major threat to more than […]

by · February 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Environment
New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels 30 organizations call on De Blasio to cut banks backing DAPL as 100+ rally at Stringer’s office urging divestment New York, NY — New Yorkers are […]

Today New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels

Today New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels New York, NY — Just days after Mayor Bill De Blasio expressed support for cutting ties with the banks behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, New Yorkers will gather to […]

Groups commend Stringer’s climate risk study, pledge to ramp up pressure

Groups commend Stringer’s climate risk study, pledge to ramp up pressure

Groups commend Stringer’s climate risk study, pledge to ramp up pressure After years of public pressure, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer announces pension climate risk study New York, NY — 350.org and fossil fuel divestment advocates are commending Comptroller Scott Stringer’s […]

by · February 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Environment
Millennials sit-in at Governor’s office: “Trump’s a climate emergency, Cuomo show some urgency”

Millennials sit-in at Governor’s office: “Trump’s a climate emergency, Cuomo show some urgency”

Millennials sit-in at Governor’s office: “Trump’s a climate emergency, Cuomo show some urgency” Dozens of young New Yorkers risk arrest, urging the Governor to reject Trump’s climate denial Albany, NY – Today, 22 young New Yorkers kicked off 2017 with […]

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment As global commitments surpass $5 trillion, New Yorkers call out pensions for lagging, urge full divestment from fossil fuels and reinvestment in communities New York, NY — […]

NYC Department of Sanitation Announces Autumn Leaf Collection Schedule

NYC Department of Sanitation Announces Autumn Leaf Collection Schedule

by · November 4, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Environment
Public Conversation on Sustainability at Hostos College – October 26th

Public Conversation on Sustainability at Hostos College – October 26th

by · October 9, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Environment
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Profile America: Solar Roller 

On this date in 1955, William G. Cobb of the General Motors Corporation demonstrated the world’s first solar-powered car.