Visitors will once again be welcomed to the Statue of Liberty by July 4, 2013, following the completion of repairs needed after superstorm Sandy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced.
Liberty Island was part of the close-up tour by the Secretary of the Interior Thursday, but it won’t be getting any tourists in the near future.
The three-mile pipeline would run from the Atlantic Ocean beneath Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay to Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field.
Families of those who died aboard United Airlines Flight 93 asked lawmakers and Obama administration officials on Wednesday to set aside federal money to complete a 9/11 memorial at the crash site in Pennsylvania.
Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
The Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg was scheduled to be joined in Manhattan’s Central Park on Thursday by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis.
The lease signed Wednesday will cost Cape Wind Associates LLC $88,278 in annual rent prior to production, and a 2 to 7 percent operating fee during production.
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