Construction is under way on a wastewater treatment facility in Sheepshead Bay, and city officials claim the new green infrastructure will be equivalent to taking 109 passenger cars off the road.
Among the list of wants are more public space and a study on coastal flooding in Red Hook and Gowanus.
“Public Water,” presented by public art nonprofit MORE ART, is on view at the Grand Army Plaza entrance of Prospect Park through September 7, 2021.
The city released updated hurricane evacuation zones on Tuesday, just as what meteorologists predict will be a busier-than-normal Atlantic hurricane season begins.
Elected officials are asking the federal government’s Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that a potential influx of 20,000 new residents won’t cause further pollution and undo the waterway’s ongoing federal Superfund cleanup.
The city will spend $31 million on construction on four new parks projects in Dumbo, Williamsburg and Ocean Hill.
After a year of heavy use stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, Prospect Park is launching a program to keep its grounds shipshape ahead of the summer season.
After widespread communal backlash, state park honchos are overhauling their designs for Williamsburg’s Marsha P. Johnson State Park and adding far more greenery as well as a mosaic of a poem.
The city is in hot water for delaying work on a massive sewage and stormwater retention tank needed for the Gowanus Canal’s Superfund cleanup.
Composting is one of the easiest ways to reduce waste that would otherwise pack landfills and incinerators -- and yet, city-dwellers have long struggled to find adequate outposts for the eco-friendly practice.