Ragweed pollen has hit the air a few weeks earlier then usual. It’s a pattern that’s been developing over the past 20 years, says Dr. Leonard Bielory.
Lead levels in homes just outside a New Jersey superfund site have been found to be dangerously high and that has some observers demanding quick action.
Entomologists from Rutgers University are moving in to a Jersey City housing project infested with bedbugs to create a national model for controlling the pests.
Pediatricians are worried children are being exposed to potentially dangerous chemicals, Dr. Max Gomez reports.
The EPA issued a statement saying “these detections were expected and the levels detected are far below levels of public-health concern.”
The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation into the contamination of the Gowanus Canal and with no surprise they found its condition dismal.
With the EPA convening a National Bedbug Summit Tuesday, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and several council members called on federal officials to put money into initiatives to fight the pests.
Eight years after chemical pollution was discovered in ground water in a Copiague neighborhood, the EPA is testing air quality in and around nearby homes.
General Electric Co. says it will go ahead with the second phase of PCB dredging in the Hudson River under terms laid out last week by federal environmental regulators.
General Electric must remove more PCB-tainted sediment from the Hudson River and will have to take better samples of the river bottom when it resumes dredging in the spring, the EPA said.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is seeking a federal investigation following a newspaper report of lead content in some reusable grocery bags.
Whether you live in a house or an apartment, this could impact your life. There’s a water warning in New York City.
The process, called hydraulic fracturing or fracking, releases natural gas from rock thousands of feet underground.
New York City is no stranger to being #1, but residents might not be too proud of the latest list which the Big Apple finds itself at the top of.
NYC parents are concerned about an Environmental Protection Agency study that found elevated levels of PCB in three area schools: P.S. 199 in Manhattan, P.S. 309 in Brooklyn, and P.S. 178 in the Bronx.
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