Schumer: Federal Rule To Trash Fire Hydrants 'Makes No Sense Whatsoever'The senator is taking issue with the EPA's interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn't intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.
Quinn: NYC Prepared To Sue Holding Company Over Crumbling Brooklyn BuildingsConditions in three buildings in Brooklyn have gotten so bad that it rains through the roof and sometimes there are no lights for days.
Eye On New York: A Sit-Down With The Director Of 'Pippin,'' Organizations Helps Kids, Out Of Work Adults And MoreOn Sunday's Eye On New York, CBS 2's Dana Tyler spoke to the director of the Broadway revival of "Pippin,'" which is up for several Tony Awards.
Study: Cancer-Causing Metals Found In Some Popular CosmeticsFindings by a group of researchers at Berkeley's School of Public Health showed nine different metals, including lead, in popular brands of lipstick and lip-gloss.
Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In WaterExposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.
Briarcliff Manor Ball Fields To Be Remediated After Cancer DeathsIt might never be known for sure how several children in Briarcliff Manor developed terminal cancer, but their families are absolutely convinced that the cause is contaminated soil at two ball fields at the high school.
Ford To Clean Up Toxic Waste From Former Mahwah PlantToxic paint is the scourge of New Jersey's industrial past, when the largest auto plant in the United States was right in Mahwah.
P.S. 51 Parents Demand City Move Their Students While Construction Underway Next Door"Relocate now!" was the cry from parents at P.S. 51 in Hell's Kitchen who say their children are getting sick from contaminated soil at a construction site near the school.
Shoppers Shrug Off Fears About Toxic Reusable BagsThe stir in supermarkets and Congress is less about whether the toxin might rub off on food and more about whether they could accumulate in landfills and create an environmental hazard.
Supermarket Chain Pulls Reusable Bags Over LeadThere will be no more reusable shopping bags at the Long Island-based King Kullen supermarket chain.
Schumer Wants Lead Probe For Reusable Grocery BagsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is seeking a federal investigation following a newspaper report of lead content in some reusable grocery bags.
City Officials: Tap Water Shows Elevated Lead LevelsWhether you live in a house or an apartment, this could impact your life. There’s a water warning in New York City.