NRC signs off on Indian Point nuclear plant sale

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the sale of the Indian Point nuclear power plant to a dismantling company without granting requests by lawmakers and environmental groups for public hearings. 

New Jersey bans single-use bags, foam containers

Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed a bill into law that prohibits single-use plastic and paper bags and disposable food containers and cups made out of polystyrene foam as of May 2022.

NYC faces illegal dumping crisis

The Sanitation Department has a reward program for tipsters who can provide information and license plate numbers of those dumping garbage illegally.