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.
The ‘Double D’ pool, as it has become known, exists amid blocks of post-industrial landscape, just a stones throw away from the Gowanus Canal; the pool has been a vital resource for families and children for decades.
A fire in southern New Jersey is being blamed on a homeowner’s battle against bedbugs.
As though the murky water and putrid smell weren’t bad enough, neighbors who live near the Gowanus Canal are now concerned that they may be hit with yet another neighborhood nightmare.
In one section of Garfield near an empty lot, residents will be asked to help researchers who want toenail clippings to see how much hexavalent chromium residue they’ve been exposed to.
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.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
The mayor of Bridgeport is striking back at Forbes, which has listed the city as the fourth dirtiest city in the nation.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be helping pick up hazardous household waste in New York City for a limited time, according to a news release issued Sunday.
The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.
As many families do their back to school shopping, Sen. Charles Schumer warned consumers about products he said are laden with potentially harmful chemicals. Sen. Schumer is pushing for Congress to pass the Safe Chemical Act to require manufacturers to prove the safety of the chemicals in their products that are used by children.
The old factory spilled cancer-causing chromic acid into the groundwater and potentially into the nearby Passaic River. The toxic water polluted more than a dozen nearby homes.