Department of Environmental Protection
People are stopping and taking pictures of a massive sinkhole that opened in the middle of 82nd Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, and frustrated residents are asking what city officials intend to do to prevent future collapses.
The main broke just before noon at West 152 Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue. The water has been shut off, but a gas main break in the area has Con Edison urging residents to contact them if they sense a problem.
Business owners are facing another day of cleanup. Many of their basements are flooded with several feet of water, and restaurant owners are being forced to replace food which they had to throw away.
The triple-digit scorcher that taxed the electrical grid and made life uncomfortable in the Tri-state area is finally expected to simmer down somewhat on Sunday.
Engineers are working around the clock to get the minimum of two out of the five engines up and running at the North River Waste Water Treatment Plant. Until then, raw sewage is bypassing the plant and going straight into the river.
Old 2x4s, tree branches, gas cans, soda cans and water bottles. It’s all being picked up by a detail of about a dozen prison inmates along the Liberty State Park shoreline over the next couple weeks.
Farrell Sklerov with the Department of Environmental Protection says there were some troubling test results last year, a small uptick in lead levels in homes with older pipes.
A new poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University showed New Jerseyans think there aren’t enough bathrooms near the beach.
For more than a week, there have been mountain lion sightings in and around Greenwich.
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.
It’s the last chance for New Jersey residents to weigh in on new proposed beach acces laws at hearing on Long Beach Island.
A new proposal may allow individual shore towns to determine rules for beach access, and that means shore-lovers could get shut out of their favorite beaches.
Opponents of New Jersey’s proposed beach access rules plan to deliver more than 1,000 postcards to Gov. Chris Christie’s office Wednesday.
Windmills on Staten Island? It’s a proposal New York City officials are exploring.
Connecticut is bracing for a possible invasion of the emerald ash borer, an insect that in numbers, quickly invades Ash trees, killing them.