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Gov. Chris Christie has declared a State of Emergency for New Jersey and ordered the evacuation of some areas. Atlantic City will begin evacuations at noon Sunday.
Hurricane Sandy is bringing heavy winds, rain and tidal surges to the NYC region.
The gift by a hedge fund manager from Queens is believed to be the largest gift ever to a public park. Central Park is run through a public-private partnership with the Central Park Conservancy.
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.