Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a massive cleanup of the Passaic River after hundreds of years of pollution.
Beginning Jan. 1 the traditional 60 and 40 watt light bulbs will be faded out of the market place.
The senator is taking issue with the EPA’s interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn’t intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.
Dredging will begin in about three years on the infamously polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
The letter of intent to sue the EPA signed by the attorneys general of Connecticut, New York and five other states seeks to force the federal agency to tighten regulations governing the outdoor wood furnaces.
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.
A crane loader resting on a barge is scooping up debris and dumping it in a large bin sitting on the barge. The project will help remove roughly 20,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the river.
A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.
Rep. Steve Israel held a press conference Friday at Crescent Beach in Glen Cove to call on the Environmental Protection Agency to heighten its standards for water quality.
This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
In 2004, the federal government lured Gina McCarthy away from state government. She was tapped to manage air regulation efforts.
The male dolphin was hampered by kidney stones, gastric ulcers and parasites, according to Kimberly Durham of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.
The mayor of Bridgeport is striking back at Forbes, which has listed the city as the fourth dirtiest city in the nation.
Crews are scrambling to replace old light fixtures in one Staten Island school after toxic chemicals leaked onto a fifth grader on the first day of class.