Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer RetiringEnvironmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil PipelineOpposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.
Ecofest Celebrates 25 Years Of Green Education And EffortsEcofest celebrated its 25th anniversary in Times Square Sunday, with an assortment of children’s concerts and performances and some lessons in going green for people of all ages.
Wayne, N.J. Residents: Are Playground And Dog Park Toxic?The former home of the W.R. Grace industrial site was once a toxic dump with radioactive soil. But after years of cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency says the land is now safe.
Mayor Bloomberg Poised To Expand Food Scrap Composting PlanIn the coming years, New York City is looking at building a plant that would turn table scraps and egg shells into biogas to generate electricity.
Brooklyn Residents Make A Stink Over Proposed Bensonhurst Garbage Transfer FacilityMany Bensonhurst residents are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, they told CBS 2's Steve Langford that a new trash dump is the last thing they need.
Kids Spend The Day Learning To Do Their Part For The Environment Kids and their parents spent the day in Park Slope learning more about how they can do their part to help the planet.
NYC Unveils First All-Electric TaxisSix Nissan Leaf cabs will go into service Monday. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky said the new taxis are zero-emission vehicles that are better for the environment.
Inaccessible New York Earth Day Special: The 5 Boro Green Roof GardenIn our series, Inaccessible New York, we've been visiting places that are off limits to the public. Well, this one has a twist.
New York State May Suspend Decision On Fracking Until 2015The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils NYC's First Green Food TruckMayor Michael Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens took to City Hall Park on Thursday to unveil the Neapolitan Express, the first ever food truck completely powered by compressed natural gas.