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An EPA competition launched with 14 participants in 2010. Now 3,300 buildings are competing, with some unusual entrants in the metro region.
The ferry has attracted more attention than anyone thought it would, in part because of the diversity of its passengers. As of this month, the ferry has served one million riders.VIDEO
Solar and wind power in private buildings have a give-and-take relationship with the electric grid.
The city's proposal for teeny apartments is part of a larger movement to fill the evolving needs of a growing population.
Former Mayor Ed Koch has called for closing the aging nuclear plant in Westchester County, saying it poses a danger to the 8 million people who live 24 miles to the south in New York City – especially in the wake of what was learned from the Fukushima disaster.