Department of Environmental Protection
For weeks, a massive crater on busy Queens Boulevard rattled residents damaged cars – but New York City officials could not decide whether to define it as a pothole as a sinkhole.
Anglers will need to have a DEP access permit as well as a state fishing license in order to utilize the area.
New Jersey’s Senate is going to consider a resolution that calls for a judge to reject Gov. Chris Christie’s $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil.
Activists gathered at City Hall Tuesday morning in support of a new proposal to put citizens on patrol to crack down on idling cars in New York City.
The Department of Sanitation was called in to salt down roads in an effort to the stop icing over of streets.
A citizen group and the mayor of Jersey City are worried that Liberty State Park is under threat by developers.
A neighborhood in New Jersey, is fighting a landscaping company over stinky mulch. Neighbors have been battling the issue since 2011.
Three 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.
A bear that attacked and killed a Rutgers University student in Passaic County did not have rabies, New Jersey state wildlife officials said Tuesday.
As a foreign correspondent for Newsweek, Richard Chesnoff survived wars and riots. Yet he said it was a brush with a New York City sidewalk that left him wounded — 23 stitches in the ankle and a bruise on his leg.
A body was found Saturday morning off in the waters off the Jersey Shore, not far from where a Frenchman vanished missing while trying to swim in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.
In a scene seemingly right out of “Winnie the Pooh,” a curious and apparently hungry bear cub got his head stuck in a cookie jar he found in the trash in Ringwood, New Jersey late last week.
Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Bob Considine said there’s more sand on New Jersey’s beaches this summer than there was the day before Superstorm Sandy hit.
Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.
Some Bronx residents are calling for the Department of Environmental Protection to build a pedestrian bridge to connect two sides of Van Cortlandt Park.