Ecofest celebrated its 25th anniversary in Times Square Sunday, with an assortment of children’s concerts and performances and some lessons in going green for people of all ages.
The former home of the W.R. Grace industrial site was once a toxic dump with radioactive soil. But after years of cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency says the land is now safe.
In the coming years, New York City is looking at building a plant that would turn table scraps and egg shells into biogas to generate electricity.
Many Bensonhurst residents are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, they told CBS 2′s Steve Langford that a new trash dump is the last thing they need.
Kids and their parents spent the day in Park Slope learning more about how they can do their part to help the planet.
Six Nissan Leaf cabs will go into service Monday. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky said the new taxis are zero-emission vehicles that are better for the environment.
In our series, Inaccessible New York, we’ve been visiting places that are off limits to the public. Well, this one has a twist.
The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens took to City Hall Park on Thursday to unveil the Neapolitan Express, the first ever food truck completely powered by compressed natural gas.
A poll suggests New York voter sentiment has shifted from support of shale gas drilling to opposition by a narrow margin.
Air pollution has now been linked to everything from heart attacks to cancer and strokes, but now, research is pointing to more widespread health effects – and people may be at risk even when pollution levels are deemed safe.
If your employer made you pay to park at work, you’d probably be pretty upset.
In this age when we are struggling with climate change and other environmental issues, people are looking for products that are eco-friendly.
The proposed surcharge will generate about $20 million a year, which will go into the agency’s operating budget. That includes an estimated $2 million saved by printing fewer MetroCards.
The New York City Parks Department will be getting a new commissioner, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported. Benepe will be replaced by Veronica White.