Department Of Environmental Conservation
A quick fix, which would have the waste taken off the island by railcars, has to be approved by the Department of Environmental Conservation.
An Orange County fisherman has bragging rights for catching the biggest striped bass in New York’s freshwater fishing records.
An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.
Activities include hikes, wildlife watching, tree-planting and educational exhibits.
Mute swans are large white birds with orange and black bills; they are less vocal than other swans.
State officials said an overpopulation of the swans threatens water plants, water quality, puts planes at risk and displaces local birds.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said G.C. Environmental, Inc. mailed nearly 2,300 letters to property owners that closely resembled State Department of Environmental Conservation notices.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has recruited citizen scientists to collect bugs and other invertebrates from stream bottoms, as part of a project to assess water quality in the Genesee, Delaware, Hudson, and Mohawk River watersheds.
The chicks hatched three weeks ago on a girder six feet below the bridge’s lower level. Their parents are among 20 pairs of peregrine falcons living in New York City.
The signs around the Harlem Meer ask anyone who catches the northern snakehead fish not to return it to the water. Anglers are asked to “secure the fish” and “keep it in a secure container until it is picked up by officials.”
The Department of Environmental Conservation says it will target groundwater hot spots at Operable Unit 3 of Northrop Grumman’s Bethpage Facility to diminish the threat to wells that provide public drinking water.
Cuomo is expected to announce a formal decision after the Department of Environmental Conservation completes its 5-year environmental impact study in the coming weeks.
An environmental group believes sensitive Long Island land is being contaminated by cars damaged during superstorm Sandy.
State investigators accused Reilly last year of spending more than 500 hours making 760 calls to services with names like VIP Sensual Chat, Quest Chat and Secret Encounters between 2005 and 2011.
The FDA says the New York state DEC closed the waters to harvesting on July 13 after several cases of people getting sick from eating raw or partially cooked shellfish from the area were reported.