environmentalists

The bulldozing of prime woodland off the Long Island Expressway in North Hills by luxury condo workers has environmentalists furious. (Photo: CBS 2)

Bulldozing Of Prime Woodland Infuriates Environmentalists On Long Island

Some Long Islanders are irate, claiming important environmental laws were circumvented to make way for upscale condos.

01/10/2014

Cars in Calverton (Credit: CBS2)

Environmentalists: Cars Wrecked During Sandy Creating Natural Disaster

An environmental group believes sensitive Long Island land is being contaminated by cars damaged during superstorm Sandy.

02/05/2013

Air Pollution In New York

Studies Show Air Pollution May Be Even More Dangerous Than Thought

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.

12/04/2012

Gov. Chris Christie speaks in Mount Laurel, NJ - Aug 15, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Proposes Temporary Ban On ‘Fracking’

The state Legislature passed a bill in June to permanently ban the procedure known as “fracking.” On Thursday, Christie sent it back with a conditional veto recommending that the ban be lifted in a year.

08/25/2011

Offshore oil platforms are seen near Santa Barbara, CA - Jul 21, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Environmentalists Asking Lawmakers To Protect New York-New Jersey Shores From Offshore Drilling

Environmentalists are rallying in Washington, DC this weekend over a proposal to drill for oil and gas and create new sewage dump sites in the Atlantic Ocean.

05/21/2011

N.J. Hits Hurdles In Curbing Illegal ATV Use

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — The illegal use of all-terrain vehicles remains a problem in New Jersey. But curbing the problem remains a major challenge for state and local officials, mostly due to the lack of […]

10/17/2010