Governor Cuomo introduced a bill today that would ban single-use plastic bags statewide, starting next year. The bill exempts garment bags, trash bags and bags used to wrap food such as fruit and sliced meats Cuomo’s proposal comes three months…
New York City Council will consider banning the sale of disposable plastic bottles at city parks, beaches and golf courses.
Suffolk County shoppers seem to be making the switch to reusable bags after a 5-cent fee on plastic was instituted on January 1, 2018.
A proposal to weaken protections against aquatic invaders in the Great Lakes has failed in the Senate as most Great Lakes senators stood firm against allowing the bill to even be considered.
A new report says the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative has put $4 billion into Northeast economies since 2009.
A de Blasio administration program to reduce energy consumption of city agencies has yielded millions of dollars in rebates for the city from energy providers.
The Citizens Budget Commission and many others have had enough: it’s time for New York City to act on imposing a plastic bag fee.
Researchers at Columbia University found that mice living in the basements of New York City apartment buildings carry disease-causing bacteria, antibiotic-resistant bugs and viruses that have never been seen before.
The old Tappan Zee Bridge is being sent to “bridge heaven,” according to Governor Cuomo — “bridge heaven” meaning underwater off the coast of Long Island, where it will become part of the largest artificial reef expansion in state history.…
Kingston residents eagerly awaiting the possibility of citywide compost will have to be patient. Officials stated last week that the Kingston Organic Waste Management Plan is underway but will likely take two years to realize.