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Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Three: Education

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.05.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.

Gowanus 'Toxic Sludge' Developer Could Owe $20 Million

| Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer RED HOOK — The Brooklyn developer and concrete tycoon who hopes to expand his Red Hook shipping term...

Fracking Industry Enjoyed Privileged Access to Controversial New York DEC Environmental Review

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 08.28.2012 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Documents obtained by the Environmental Working Group show that bureaucrats within the NY DEC granted the oil and gas industry premature access to highly controversial draft regulations for shale gas fracking in the state.