Environment

Heat Advisory – Summer Safety Tips

Heat Advisory – Summer Safety Tips

Summer has finally arrived, and the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that will be in effect today, July 20th, from 10am until 6pm. The peak heat index may reach 104 degrees. For those of you without air […]

Activists Win Battle Battle Over LG Tower At Hudson Palisades

Activists Win Battle Battle Over LG Tower At Hudson Palisades

New York Elected Officials Instrumental in Litigation Forcing LG Retreat on Proposal State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Congressman Eliot Engel (D-Bronx/Westchester), Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx), Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Council Member Andrew Cohen (D-Bronx) praised the agreement announced today […]

BP Ruben Diaz Jr. joined State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and then Community Board #8 Chairman Robert Fanuzzi at an announcement concerning legislation opening parts of the Jerome Park Reservoir for public use ( June 4, 2014).

City DEP Approves Public Access Pilot Program At Jerome Park Reservoir

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising a decision by the City’s Department of Environmental Protection to expand public access to the Jerome Park Reservoir. “This is incredibly welcome news, and something my office has advocated for over the […]

EarthFest at Pelham Bay Park April 26, 2015

EarthFest at Pelham Bay Park April 26, 2015

by · April 22, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Environment, Parks

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FOURTH ANNUAL I LOVE MY PARK DAY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that online registration is now open for the fourth annual I Love My Park Day, to be held on May 2 at state parks and historic sites across New York. Since its launch in […]

by · March 23, 2015 · Environment, Government, Parks
Manhattan/Bronx Free Tree Giveaways Schedule

Manhattan/Bronx Free Tree Giveaways Schedule

The New York Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC in partnership with community organizations across the Bronx and Manhattan are giving away trees, March through May. NYC residents can pick up a free tree and learn how to plant and care for them. Time […]

Pick up a Free Tree this Saturday

Pick up a Free Tree this Saturday

Sustainable South Bronx and the Office of the Bronx Borough President are hosting a free tree giveaway event with New York Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC on Saturday March 21st, 2015 at Hunts Point Riverside park (Lafayette Avenue). Online advanced registration encouraged […]

Bronxites Split on ‘Going Green’ Initiative

Bronxites Split on ‘Going Green’ Initiative

Residents of the Bronx generally seem to favor the move towards a more environmentally friendly and sustainable means of living and production in the United States. Picking up steam in recent years, the ‘going green’ initiative seeks to shrink and […]

by · March 16, 2015 · Environment
Congressman Serrano stands with NYC members of Congress, community activists and advocates to call for action on climate change and launch Takesides.org (03/12/2015)

Serrano, Community Leaders Launch Climate Change Coalition

  (Bronx NY) On Thursday, Congressman Serrano joined other members of Congress, community activists, and advocates to call for action on climate change and launch Takesides.org, a new coalition of Latino, Black, and other working class communities and community organizations. “Environmental […]