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Citizens and the Mayor of Jersey City are concerned about the future of Liberty State Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Liberty State Park Projects Subject To Agency Approval Under New Bill

Any plans to commercially develop Liberty State Park would be subject to approval by New Jersey’s chief environmental official under new legislation in the Assembly.

03/17/2015

Residents say frequent complaints about a dangerous sinkhole in the Bronx have gone unanswered. (Credit: CBS2)

Bronx Residents Say Complaints About Sinkhole Have Fallen On Deaf Ears

Bronx residents call a sinkhole downright dangerous, but say their complaints have fallen on deaf ears.

12/30/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Expected To Sign Bill Permitting Construction Of New Power Plants

The Power N.Y. Act will allow for the first power plants to be built in New York since a previous law expired in 2003.

08/04/2011

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - File / Photo: Governor's Office

Malloy’s Energy And Environment Agency Up For Debate

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to create a new Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is up for its first public airing.

03/13/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

New Conn. Governor Seeks Heads Of 4 Key Agencies

Connecticut’s incoming governor says he wants to search nationwide for the next leaders of four key state departments.

12/11/2010

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy Looks For Agency Heads

The Democrat said that the departments of Transportation, Education, Social Services and Environmental Protection are too important make a rushed decision.

12/08/2010