Department Of Environmental Conservation
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.
New York environmental regulators have issued proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing of natural gas in New York state and now they want the public to weigh in.
The two reactors in Buchanan, 35 miles up the Hudson River from midtown Manhattan, provide about a quarter of the power used in New York City and Westchester County.
It’s the heart of summer, when people can’t wait to get outside. But, today might be a day to limit your time in the sun.
New York State environmental officials are trying to nip a huge, dangerous plant in the bud.
There has been a wild animal alert issued in the northern suburbs. A mountain lion, yes, a mountain lion, is on the loose. It’s out there and conservation experts said the picture obtained by CBS 2 is definitely it.
The DEC believes Violet may be suffering from an ongoing condition, and for now, decided it will continue to use “Hawk Cam” to monitor her.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated Joe Martens, a key figure in some of the state’s major land acquisitions in the Adirondacks and elsewhere, to serve as commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation.
A Long Island man has been sentenced to five months in jail for mislabeling cartons of oysters believed to be from a river where shellfishing is banned.
A town in upstate New York is facing nearly $38,000 in fines, unless it can plug the problems with its crumbling sewer system as demands increase.