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Heating Oil Spills Into Bronx River

A broken fuel line between two heating oil tanks is blamed for a Bronx River spill that extended more than a mile from a brook feeding into the river at Railroad Avenue in Valhalla to Virginia Road in North White Plains.

Help Clean Gun Hill Road Tree Pits

Local resident and tree lover Janice Flood is leading a tree pit cleaning effort on Gun Hill Road this Saturday morning, October 13, 2012, and needs people to help out....
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Bronx Residents Concerned Over Methane Gas

Residents of a Bronx neighborhood are concerned that construction of a golf course on the site of an old landfill may be causing dangerous levels of explosive gas to be released into the air....
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Is Trump's New Bronx Golf Course Toxic?

According to a new report, Donald Trump's new $97 Million golf course currently under construction... is leaking methane gas....
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Eight Landscape Projects, Including One In Bronx, Win Sustainability Honors

The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) has announced eight projects that have achieved certification under the nation’s most comprehensive rating system for the sustainable design, construction and maintenance of built landscapes....
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Two Bronx Beaches Closed Because Of Bacteria

Two swimming holes near Orchard Beach in Bronx have been shut down due to bacteria. ...
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Heat Long Puzzled Science

Hot enough for you? I have been thinking about heat lately, and not just because of the nation’s mostly torrid weather....
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Courting Danger Everyday

You have certainly done business on them, and you may well have lived within their boundaries. Whether you recognize it or not, and whether you are reading this in the desert West or the soggier regions of the country, floodplains are a part of the landscape around you - and they can be highly dangerous places to be....
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Bronx Buildings Get Greener

The fifth annual Bronx Green Roofs tour sponsored by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation The tour focuses on buildings in Bronx that have green roofs. It consisted of eight buildings that took the leap which increased this year from a previous number of six....
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Reducing Combined Sewer Overflows

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York City Department of Environmental Protection today announced an agreement on an enforcement Order to improve the overall water quality in New York Harbor waters....
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Fracking Judged To Cause Ohio Earthquakes

The solid earth is riddled with faults. Each fault is a plane of weakness in the rocks that make up the outer rind of the Earth. Some of those faults have been mapped by geologists, but others are unknown to even the most advanced science we have today....
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Strengthening The Green Economy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe and EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today toured a job training and computer rehabilitation facility run by the nonprofit organization Per Scholas....
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Powerful Pressures & Special Waters

It does seem like there is something magical about artesian wells. Digging down to a level in the Earth from which water then spurts unaided is like a dream come true for some. And, after all, why pay the electric company for power to run a pump if Mother Nature will do all the work herself?...
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Two Neighborhoods Tackle Waste

In the Upper East Side on a chilly Sunday morning, every inch of the Asphalt Green Park is bustling with little soccer players wearing colorful knee socks and jerseys. Parents hold steaming cups of coffee and watch from the sidelines. Next door the basketball courts and playground are filled with children playing in the fresh air....
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Restoring Grace To A River Dedicated To An American Hero

Ten years ago, Eleanor and Giles Rae began a journey to search for a house and instead found an unexpected new mission in life. The couple spent many hours driving on the Hutchinson River Parkway to City Island, Giles Rae’s hometown....
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It’s Not Just The Lava

Mt. Rainier in my native Washington State is a stunning site. It’s a beautiful mountain, covered in snow and ice in both winter and summer. At over 14,000 feet, its summit is worthy of respect from even serious hikers. There’s no wonder it’s a National Park. ...
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City Launches Bronx Ecology Project

A big ecology project is getting under way in Bronx....
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Volunteers, Help Clean Bronx River

Westchester County wants to harness volunteers to clear debris from local streams and will start in early November with the Bronx River....
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Celebrating Energy Awareness Month & National Weatherization Day

The chill wind and rain made Wednesday October 19th a fitting day to celebrate energy awareness at the Energy Management Training Center of the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA)....
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Bronx River Alliance Turns 10

Last night, the Bronx River Alliance celebrated ten years of progress on the Bronx River by honoring four key founders: Majora Carter, Jenny Hoffner, Alexie-Torres-Fleming and Dart Westphal. With countless others, the four founders shared their dreams and marshaled their forces to reclaim the Bronx River from a degraded, nearly invisible condition....
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Notice Of Formation Of Cara Mia My, LLC

Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 08/11/2017.
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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.
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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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EZ Al is a Native American with African and German descent who hails from the Bronx. At an early age she developed a love for music, art, and photography. She has photographed films, videos, fashion and political events. She is inspired by and influenced by talented photographers of today and graffiti artist of yesterday. Her motto is to live life is to love life.