Department Of Environmental Conservation
A ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, officially went into effect in New York state on Monday.
Teachers say they are getting sick in the classroom, as a result of a terrible odor. They think they know where the smell is coming from, but nothing has been done to fix the problem.
New York conservation officials have approved a cleanup plan for the Roberto Clemente Park in Suffolk County allowing for removal of contaminated construction fill.
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is cutting the cost of its 3-year Empire Passport to $130 on Monday.
The owner of the seawall says it’s necessary to protect his home, but the government has told him to tear it down.
New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed shutting down the plant on an average of 42 days in the spring and summer to protect Hudson River fish.
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.