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.

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Rangel Clarifies Comments on Dominican Immigration Dispute

In response to an inquiry by City Limits, the Congressman says he did not endorse a court ruling that threw 200,000 Haitians in the DR into immigration limbo.

Report: Richest 1 Percent Pay Less Than Their Share

New York City's wealthiest pay a disproportionately large share of the city's income taxes. But when property and sales taxes are figured in, the picture changes.

Water Rate Hike Lower, But Not Enough for Critics

Some background on the “rental payment" that has the mayor and a councilman facing off.

Celebrate Earth Day: Find Pollution Near You!

Online tools let you see which companies release which toxic substances in your neighborhood and borough. There's good news and bad news in the numbers.

Widespread Fixes Needed to Protect Disaster Workers

More than a dozen years after rescue workers and others toiled in toxic fumes amid the ruins of the World Trade Center, a report recommends changes to practices—and culture—before the next disaster.

Breaking Down De Blasio's First Act

In the distance race that is a New York City mayoral administration, Bill de Blasio has moved beyond the starting-line cheers and into the long, grueling middle.

Advocates Have Wary Praise For End of NYPD Surveillance Unit

Those who opposed the Bloomberg administration's snooping on Muslims welcomed the shut-down of the "demographic unit." Now they want proof that the spying itself will stop.

Optimism on Massive Portfolio of Working-Class Housing

Advocates hoped a new owner would take on the troubled "three-borough pool." But they welcome a deal with the state AG protecting tenants' rights.

Is NYC's '1 Percent' Overtaxed?

They pay 46 percent of personal income taxes. That means they're important to funding city services. Does it also mean they're overburdened?

NYC's Housing Crunch is Part of National Crisis

A new report finds renters are being priced out of housing across the country—not because of a lack of supply, but because of the inadequacy of our incomes.


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Potential Oil Boom In SE Wyo. Raises Water Questions

This report, from the Wyoming-based investigative think tank, Wyo File, talks about the implications of hydraulic fracturing in Southeast Wyoming, a process currently being considered in Upstate New York with huge implications for the drinking water of New York City
Wyo File

Agencies Almost Always Have The Last Word

Courts have little power to overturn decisions by agency hearing officers — as two evicted public housing tenants recently learned.
The Gotham Gazette

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