Assemblyman Bill Magee is hoping to save New York’s bees. The state lawmaker has drafted legislation requiring the state to create a registry of beekeepers in an effort to combat the viruses that are weakening hives.
The sale or use of plastic foam food containers will no longer be allowed at East Hampton Village businesses.
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.