The struggling Long Island bay waters have been receiving some special help, courtesy of thousands of young shellfish.
The American Lung Association gives six counties, including Fairfield, a failing grade.
A local man swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway
Christopher Swain swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway.
The proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
A recent study found 34% of women polled worry about what pollution is doing to their skin. Now, the beauty industry is also taking notice.
The federal government is seeking damages from DuPont for pollution at the company’s 600-acre property in northern New Jersey where it made ammunition for both world wars.
Residents in Garfield are living in fear after the federal government said it doesn’t have the money to clean up land contaminated by cancer-causing chromium.
Suffolk received an “F” grade in the American Lung Association’s 2014 air quality report.
The Upper West Side may be wealthy and fashionable, but its air remains the most polluted in the whole city, according to a published report.
The 68 sites in Nassau County and 67 in Suffolk County include spots where hazardous waste was once stored.
A push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.
The New Jersey Sierra Club was disappointed this week following revelations that penalties against polluters dropped by 54 percent last budget year compared with four years earlier.
Some mothers on Long Island have decided to take matters in their own hands, and conduct a study on the possible increased rates of cancer in Bethpage.