Sunset Park locals want to rezone the waterfront for green energy jobs and revise the City Charter to allow community-led rezonings.
City environmental execs are now estimating that construction of a massive tank and filtration facility designed to help keep the noxious Gowanus Canal clean after its federal scrub won’t be completed until the end of 2032, according to government emails and letters obtained by Brooklyn Paper.
North Brooklyn environmentalists and Pratt Institute have created a map charting historic environmental pollution in Greenpoint, Williamsburg and adjacent neighborhoods.
A developer wants to cleanse heavily-polluted soil and groundwater at 34 Berry Street through the state-subsidized Brownfield Cleanup Program.
Whether you want to do your part to lower your carbon footprint or maybe just keep the energy expenses in check, there are lots of eco-friendly options to consider when renovating.
This classic Brooklyn limestone got a 21st century Passive House makeover, complete with triple pane windows, rooftop solar panels and some interesting design touches on the interior.
The city's cost-cutting plan won't go into effect after federal and state officials stepped in, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
A green roof keeps a house cool, cuts energy bills, and can extend the life of a roof by decades.
The developer of wildly popular Domino Park is seeking public input to build another "world class" green space on the waterfront.
Brooklyn's shoreline has changed a fair bit over the centuries but there are still spots in the borough that spark the imagination and inspire visions of the past.