Energy & Environment

The State of New Jersey's Health: Living in Sandy's Shadow Two Years Later

Superstorm Sandy swept through two years ago, but there's been lasting damage. Some of it is physical—eroded shorelines, lost homes, destroyed businesses—but there has also been a lasting psychological impact.

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Rick Karr  |  September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments
These oysters are NOT for dinner. They came from the mouth of the Bronx River, where it flows into the East River. They’re for science. VIDEO
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Esha Ray and Sean McGinn  |  September 3, 2014 4:48 PM | Comments
This summer the NYRP added another free program called Arts in the Gardens.VIDEO
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August 27, 2014 1:02 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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Jenna Flanagan  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | 7 Comments
Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself. VIDEO
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July 30, 2014 1:01 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation”, Jane Pauley on helping people over fifty reimagine their lives, and the story of a Little Free Library on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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July 25, 2014 3:00 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation”, Jane Pauley on helping people over fifty reimagine their lives, and the story of a Little Free Library on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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Denisse Moreno  |  July 23, 2014 11:31 AM | 1 Comment

Author and photographer Christopher Payne tells the story of an uninhabited island in New York City.

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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus we tackle rising gun violence in New York City, an effort to stop the spread of invasive species in Lake George, a New Jersey arts district’s plan to include artists in its revitalization, and more.

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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments
NYNow's Matt Ryan has the story on what's being done to prevent the spread of invasive species to Lake George.VIDEO
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June 27, 2014 4:32 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus we tackle rising gun violence in New York City, an effort to stop the spread of invasive species in Lake George, a New Jersey arts district’s plan to include artists in its revitalization, and more.

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