Out of toilet paper and turning to alternate products in the bathroom? Public works leaders say think before you flush.
New Jersey is again looking to change the way customers take home food and beverages. The state Senate on Thursday voted 22-14 to ban single-use plastic and paper bags along with foam containers. The bill would not ban plastic straws, but customers would have to request them.
Adrienne Esposito, the executive director of Citizens Campaign for the Environment, is putting pressure on the New York State Department of Health to come out with drinking water standards for contaminants.
The law passed last April bars many types of businesses from using the thin plastic bags that have been clogging up landfills, getting tangled in trees and accumulating in lakes and seas.
The city of Yonkers is banning single-use plastic straws.
ReFashion week, which began in 2019, celebrates secondhand and sustainable fashion in New York City. One participating organization is taking discarded plastic and up-cycling them to crate fashion-forward tote bags.
Why did the frogs and salamanders cross the road? To breed.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has halted a study it was spearheading about how to protect the New York-New Jersey area from hurricanes and rising sea levels. The Corps said that funding for the study was pulled. A draft of a report from the Corps was expected this summer. Reported by Arthur Chi'en
JPMorgan Chase will no longer provide loans for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, FOX Business reported
The residents inside the home said that their bird has never said the word 'fire' until this incident, reports say.
New York retailers have begun giving up single-use plastic bags as the state prepares for the March 1 implementation of a ban aimed at reducing pollution, but many of those who support a move away from plastic are worried the new law doesn't go far enough.
The Marine Animal Disease Laboratory spent over 200 hours testing 32 samples of scallops from the Peconic Bay.
Delta said the money would go into things such as boosting fuel efficiency and investing in efforts to remove carbon from the atmosphere by planting trees and restoring wetlands.
Jeff Bezos has committed $10 billion to the fight against climate change.
A ski resort in France chose to use helicopters to deliver snow to its barren slopes last week after mild weather threatened the facility with closure, triggering outrage from environmental groups.
Last month was the hottest January since scientists began keeping temperature records in 1880, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday.
A recent study warned that the nearly 2,000 species of fireflies in existence could soon face extinction from a variety of threats including habitat loss, pesticide use and light pollution.
NOAA scientists have also projected that 2020 is likely to rank among the five warmest years on record.
Crews with the Environmental Protection Department, which manages the city's water supply, responded to a water main break on the Lower East Side on Monday.
Rita Alton has an unusual morning routine these days: Wake up. Get dressed. Go outside to see if her house is closer to tumbling down an 80-foot (24.4-meter) cliff into Lake Michigan.