Homeowners seeking dollars for clean energy and efficiency improvements through property tax assessments may find such programs unavailable. That’s thanks to what Rep. Nan Hayworth sees as an overreach by the fedeoverseers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Suffolk County is continuing to try and lead the way in renewable energy with the opening of a new solar energy project in the county seat.
The advocacy organization Environment New York says the New York City, Newark, and Bridgeport statistical area no. 5 among the regions in the nation for the most hazardous air days so far this year.
One town on Long Island has a taken a big leap into the green movement.
Have you ever wondered what happens to construction debris? In Connecticut, a lot of money is spent shipping it to landfills out of state.
If you are going to put your groceries in a paper or plastic bag, Vivian Viloria-Fisher wants to put a 5-cent charge on every bag you use.
The Long Island Power Authority’s Edge program calls on 36,000 volunteers to raise air conditioner temperature levels and shut off pool pumps during peak energy use times, like during a heat wave.
Sue Zager wanted to start up a business which was environmentally sound, engaged her creative side, fit in with her busy family and brought in some extra money.
That question evoked a wide-range of answers from people who took a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind phone survey as well as people who called into the WCBS 880 talkback line.
St. Sen. David Carlucci is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the Power New York Act of 2011.
Toxic paint is the scourge of New Jersey’s industrial past, when the largest auto plant in the United States was right in Mahwah.
New York City already had the largest municipal electric car fleet in the country and now it’s getting even bigger.
Two bills aimed at keeping New Jersey in a regional greenhouse gas reduction pact received final approval from the Legislature, but the fate of the state’s participation was no closer to being resolved.
When it comes to BYOB – bring your own bags – the Citizens Campaign for the Environment says some Westchester County grocery stores are helping out the cause.
The state Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee will consider legislation Monday to force Gov. Chris Christie to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.