Imagine having to constantly breathe in the smell of oil inside your home. That’s what one Long Island family says they’ve had to endure for years, while waging an endless legal battle to have the oil removed and their home rebuilt.
Orange cones were set up just off the road near the intersection of Doremus Avenue and Port Street in Newark on Thursday.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that now is the perfect time for buildings to convert to cleaner heating fuels and the city wants to help them do it, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.
For most of us these colder temperatures could mean higher heating bills, especially this year. But there are millions of dollars in financial help available to reduce that bill.
The need for fuel assistance in Connecticut is growing while state and federal money for the program is drying up.
Weather forecasts predict a relatively mild winter. Despite that, the prediction from the Department of Energy is that the price of crude oil will move up, translating into higher home heating costs.
The 99-unit Highlands at Rye apartment building remains dark and a strong odor of oil permeates the air after a fuel tank ruptured during the flooding spilling an estimated 2,000 gallons of oil.
Despite temperatures lingering in the 90s, concerns over the coming winter are surfacing.
Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer wants to clear the air on the city’s effort to improve air quality.
This is part of PlaNYC, which Mayor Bloomberg launched four years ago, on Earth Day 2007.
Oil prices are high and Long Island authorities are working to make sure you get every drop you pay for.
This year, the number of people here in Connecticut who must choose between paying rent, buying food, or paying for home heating oil is growing.
New York City is planning to limit the sulfur content in a type of heating oil used in thousands of buildings.