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An Environmental IQ Test for the Next Mayor of New York

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

There are garbage transfer stations in industrial areas in the outer boroughs. To get to them, unregulated private garbage trucks must pass through residential neighborhoods causing pollution. Fearing for their children's health, the residents want help. As mayor of this city, which of the following solutions would you support and why?

Garbage Trucks And Waste Stations In Williamsburg And Greenpoint On The Rise

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

According to a new a report, Williamsburg and Greenpoint top New York's list for having the most garbage trucks roaming neighborhood streets, where 19...

MTA's War On Trash Involves Removing Trash Cans

Posted 12.25.2011 | New York

If there's no place to dump your trash, will there be less of it? The MTA is hypothesizing this very idea in an effort to minimize the amount of t...

Mayor Bloomberg Weighs Cash for Trash

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The mayor is said to be mulling a charge for garbage pickup. When something isn't happening, but could conceivably happen in the future, it's a mull.

New York's Best And Worst Smells | By Trevor Kapp, Irving Dejohn, Mark Morales and Christrina Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A beautiful summer's day is like a breath of fresh air for New Yorkers -- or maybe not. As the mercury rises across New York, so do the odors emanati...