New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
The 68 sites in Nassau County and 67 in Suffolk County include spots where hazardous waste was once stored.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a “stressed” yearling.
Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.
Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.
An air quality alert has been issued for much of New York City and the northern suburbs, due to concerns about ozone levels.
A New York man enjoying his morning cup of coffee Friday stumbled upon four alligators near a Long Island boat ramp.
An unreleased state report found potential health impacts from fracking are addressed in the Department of Environmental Conservation’s regulatory plan, making a separate health impact study unnecessary.
The DEC is warning of a potentially fatal neurotoxin that could be impacting certain shellfish.
What’s in the Hudson River? It may be a visitor from China and it’s one that scientists and environmentalists say is not welcome here.
Fifty-four of these baby birds have born on the ledge of University Medical Center’s 17th floor since 1997. This year, there are five — two girls and three boys.