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NYC Takes a Step Toward Environmental Justice

The New York City Council has enacted legislation limiting the amount of trash that can be sent to overburdened neighborhoods that are home to a majority of privately-owned, environmentally troublesome waste transfer stations in the nation’s largest city.

July 18, 2018

New Filtration Waiver Poses Challenges for NYC Water Supply

The New York State Health Department has issued a new waiver that will allow New York City to continue to avoid having to filter its Catskill and Delaware drinking water supplies—staving off, at least for now, the multi-billion dollar costs of filtering the primary water supply for more than 9.5

December 29, 2017