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Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll HikeThe builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.
Feds Question Use Of Clean Water Fund Loans For Tappan Zee ProjectFederal officials have begun questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
Garfield Residents Worry After EPA Says It Can't Afford To Clean Polluted SiteResidents 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.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
EPA To Help Pick Up Hazardous Waste At New York City HomesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be helping pick up hazardous household waste in New York City for a limited time, according to a news release issued Sunday.