Every fall, monarch butterflies descend on a beach town during their journey to Mexico.
Construction of new gas pipelines along Flatbush Avenue, the Gateway National Recreation Area and Rockaways involve different government overseers, National Grid and the Oklahoma-based Williams Companies.
New York is thinking about diverting garbage from out-of-state landfills and using it to generate electricity locally. The plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.
In 1987, cyclists overturned a ban on bikes in Midtown Manhattan, and their action led to increased cycling advocacy. On September 28 they’re celebrating the anniversary in the streets.
The New Jersey-New York Expansion Project has sparked protests and legal challenges along its proposed route, particularly in Jersey City and the West Village.
The city has called for replacing the heavy heating oils used in buildings with substantially cleaner fuels by 2030. That will likely mean an increased reliance on natural gas.