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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
The federal government wants to sell off a wildlife-rich island in Long Island Sound to the highest bidder. No way, say advocates.
The city has developed a bold new food waste management and recovery strategy to protect residents from harmful air pollution, boost its economy, and help feed those most in need.
The state now requires its public schools to test their drinking water for lead. But few districts have made it clear how they’re addressing the troubles at their taps.
A new waste equity law aims to remedy a decades-long injustice that has turned certain outer-borough neighborhoods into de facto dumping grounds.
As Northeast states make impressive commitments to this clean energy source, scientists are helping them stay out of the way of marine mammals.
Trains carrying combustible crude oil barrel on rickety rails through the Garden State, threatening the safety of millions of people—and their drinking water—every single day.
The New York City Housing Authority has failed to comply with court orders to remedy unhealthy living conditions. But tenants and advocates refuse to let the nation’s biggest residential landlord off the hook.
The dams on Mill River are gone . . . Run, herring, run!
The Empire State has adopted an innovative strategy to ward off an invasion of fracked-gas pipelines—and it’s working.
Proposed regulations would still allow wastewater to be disposed of in the watershed, with risks to both drinking water and the environment.
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