Council Member Wants To Train Citizens To Spot, Turn-In Illegal IdlersExhaust coming from cars idling all around the city has one council member hoping to put an end to it, with the help of everyday citizens.
Bronx Residents Say Complaints About Sinkhole Have Fallen On Deaf EarsBronx residents call a sinkhole downright dangerous, but say their complaints have fallen on deaf ears.
20-Inch Water Main Valve Breaks In HarlemThe Department of Sanitation was brought in to sand the roads due to concern over icing amid the wintry cold.
Authorities: City DEP Employees Carried On Bribery Scheme For YearsThree former New York City Department of Environmental Protection employees, and a contractor from Houston, have been charged in an alleged bribery scheme that authorities say went on for decades.
New Jersey Appeals Judge's Ruling To Allow Ocean Sound Blasts Off CoastThe project is strenuously opposed by environmental, fishing and other groups who argue the loud noise could harm or kill marine life including turtles, dolphins and whales.
East Orange Lawmakers Trying To Restore Confidence In City's Water Supply Officials are trying to address concerns from local residents about the quality of their drinking water more than a month after top officials were indicted on charges they hid elevated levels of a contaminant.
DEP Police Call For More Officers To Patrol NYC Drinking Water SupplyNew York City has a special police force that operates only outside the five boroughs. The officers are tasked with protecting the city's drinking water at upstate reservoirs.
Some Staten Island Residents Concerned Sandy Brought Raw Sewage Into Their HomesRep. Michael Grimm has stepped in on behalf of his constituents on Jefferson Avenue, asking the city's Department of Environmental Protection to investigate.
New York City DEP Water Meter Upgrade Could Net Millions In RevenueThe city's Department Of Environmental Protection will begin work to replace water meters in apartment buildings and skyscrapers, including the Chrysler Building. The DEP said the upgrade will be a money-maker.
Gigantic Sinkhole Opens Up In Bay Ridge And Nearly Swallows Parked Car The 20-foot-deep by 20-foot-wide hole, which occurred around 6 p.m., is located between 4th and 5th avenues in the Bay Ridge.
Saw Mill River Contamination Concerns Arise After Yonkers Warehouse FireFire officials have received several complaints about a chemical smell in the area but so far an evacuation order has not been issued.
CBS 2 Exclusive: New Yorkers Complain The City's New Water Meters Overcharge Massively"Am I paying a mortgage here? Because that's what it sounds like me: I'm paying a mortgage. $1,400 to pay for water, come on," said Sahodra Samaroo.