Department of Environmental

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Hurricane Sandy Unleashed 11 Billion Gallons of Crap in the Water, Report Shows

    If you needed any more evidence to attest to the fact that Sandy was a real bitch, Climate Central released a study today showing where the storm overwhelmed the city's sewage treatment facilities. The findings are horrifying: 11 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage were dumped into t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    PU! Jamaica Bay Is Soon to Be Stink-Free

    Howard Beach stinks. But soon it won't smell so bad, because New York's Department of Environmental protection has just finished building a new, odor-curbing station in Jamaica Bay's Shellbank Basin. The area, known to reek of rotting fish during the summer, gets an olfactory reprieve because two n ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2005

    Foul Play

    Raw sewage continues to pour into the city's waterways

  • News

    March 23, 1999

    Watershed Waffle

    Rudy Takes a Dive on City Wetlands for Upstate GOP