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Under Attack: New York's Kensico and West Branch Reservoirs Confront Intensified Development
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A report finding that encroaching development and inadequate protection by city and state officials threaten New York City's two most important reservoirs.

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Rampant Mold & Moisture Problems in NYC Public Housing
Overview
Excessive moisture in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings -- which are home to 400,000 New Yorkers -- has led to a rampant and severe mold problem.
Whale Songs in the City
Whales have been recorded singing near New York harbor, but noise pollution and shipping traffic put them at risk

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Whales have been recorded singing near New York harbor, but noise pollution puts them at risk.
Partnerships for Change
NRDC has worked with many community-based organizations to defend people's right to a safe and healthy environment.

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Over the years, NRDC has joined forces with community-based grassroots groups across the country to help protect the health and environment of local communities from harmful industrial development and toxic pollution.
Recycling Returns
Ten Reforms for Making New York City's Recycling Program More Cost-Effective

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After suspending glass and plastic recycling in the summer of 2002 due to record budget deficits, New York City has restored its full recycling program. This April 2004 NRDC report, shaped by a steering committee of representatives from 10 environmental and consumer groups, recommends strategies to make recycling more economically stable, while helping to expand New York's recycling program.

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