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Public Finally to Have Access to Hyper-Local Crime Stats
FreshDirect Job Vows: At Odds with Environmental Claims?
Warm-Water Fish Invade New York City's Waters
Push for More Crime Data Stalls in Council
Queens Residents Pumped Up Over Flooding
A Tale of Two Brownfields
For Some Landlords, It's Not Easy Going Green
Traffic, Pollution, Accidents: Are Trucks to Blame?
Truck Policies Face Rocky Road
Snapshot: 200 Miles on One Block
Greening Brooklyn from the Ground Up
Brooklyn Bureau: NYPD Towers May Defuse Cop, Community Friction
As City Plants Trees, Benefits—and Some Burdens—Grow
Sales of HIV Meds Catch Lawmakers' Eyes
From Tix-Fix to Pepper-Spray, NYPD Discipline in Spotlight
City Sewage Plan Faces Obstacles, Questions
Their Smoke, Our Smog: Meet These Midwestern Power Plants
Report: Young NYers Face Higher Barriers To Public Assistance
For Low-Income Immigrants, Status Complicates Survival
Even Entrepreneurs Need Food Stamps
From coverage of hydroelectric energy turbines along the East River to eco-friendly affordable housing in the south Bronx, City Limits’ stories on environmental and energy-related projects are among the most illuminating in the city. As New York expands its green initiatives, City Limits will continue to be there first, providing readers with information on the projects that might enhance or imperil their neighborhoods.
Thirty-three city agencies currently have inspectors general. So do the CIA, Department of Defense, Defense Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency.
If you're in New York City as you read this, chances are you're being heated by oil that includes biodiesel. Soon, all city vehicles—and maybe private ones, too—might be mandated to use the same fuel.
The EPA program is dogged by funding shortages and a lack of oversight that puts lower-income communities at a disadvantage in obtaining federal support, an investigation found.
The panel was charged with answering the question, "Welfare Reform at 15: Is It Working?"Their answer depended almost entirely on how each member defined "working."
A councilman and top Public Advocate aide's claim that they were harassed by police needs sorting out. Could be a job for the Civilian Complaint Review Board. But it probably won't be.
When you bump someone on the subway, is it a mistake or a misdemeanor? One advocacy group wants New York State to clarify vague laws that it says grant police too much power.
The state ban on most forms of the controversial natural gas extraction technique known as "fracking" will soon expire. A film to be shown Monday explores the complex debate over whether fracking should be welcomed or feared.
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This writer says NYPD tactics and attitudes unjustly target blacks, Latinos, gays, transgender people, vendors and sex workers.
Even in poor neighborhoods not home to power plants, waste transfer stations or the other egregious environmental offenders, physical conditions sustain not just ill health, but poverty as well.
The environmental progress New York City—and Brooklyn especially—have made reflects federal legislation and local infrastructure. But it's also been a story of community groups working to make their neighborhoods healthier.
The collapse of the Supercommittee process gives New York City anti-hunger activists a chance to help shape a farm bill that fights hunger, promotes health, protects the environment and bolsters independent farmers.
As the Regional Plan Association convenes its annual assembly, one participant notes that along with efficiency and the environment, equity must be a goal of urban planners.
67 percent of U.S. households were in counties hit by extreme weather events that cost over $1 billion in 2011-2012
Meeting times and contact info for the citizen advisory groups associated with Brooklyn's police precincts.