Department of Environmental Protection
Some homeowners in Far Rockaway, Queens were able to begin drying out their flooded basements Tuesday night, after a service line of gushing water in an abandoned house was shut off.
For the fourth year in a row, the New Jersey black bear hunt was set to get under way next week.
Speaking from inside the valve room of the water tunnel 20 stories beneath Central Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the completion of the 8.5-mile Manhattan section of Water Tunnel No. 3.
The New Jersey Sierra Club was disappointed this week following revelations that penalties against polluters dropped by 54 percent last budget year compared with four years earlier.
A $106 million project to control the stench of sewage at a wastewater treatment plant beneath Riverbank State Park has been completed.
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 cub, which weighed about 150 pounds, was hit Tuesday night on Route 202 in Branchburg. The driver of the car was not injured in the accident.
It’s all part of a new plan by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection in an effort to save 30 million gallons of water a day by 2018.
Court papers show the bags were illegally buried at the location, but recently were dug up after a judge ordered the rabbi responsible to remove them.
The subways were back up and running in the Flatiron District Saturday, after a large water main break flooded a station and disrupted service.
A New Jersey appeals court heard arguments on Monday on a case asking whether the state Department of Environmental Protection should look out for the interests of business as well as the environment.
New York City is temporarily suspending water bills for customers whose properties were severely damaged by the storm.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday signed an executive order demanding that state residents conserve water until power returns, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
The 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.
The beaches along the Jersey Shore remain packed with people, but there’s something a little off about the sea water. The Department Of Environmental Protection told CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock the water is safe and the natural algae bloom is non-toxic.