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2,000 Stormwater-Absorbing Sidewalk Gardens Planned for Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx

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by Lori Zimmer

If you live in Brooklyn, the Bronx or Queens, a lush new rainwater garden may soon be popping up on a sidewalk near you. 54 more words

Green Infrastructure

Selling Land to Buy Land

Original post date: January 22, 2014
Article by: Anonymous

Florida has more than 3 million acres of state lands protected from development by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). 619 more words


From Eyesore to Scenic Overlook

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — Dozens of acres of old, scarred coal land in Luzerne County will be turned into property that can be used again.

The state announced Tuesday that it awarded a company a more than $2.5 million contract to revitalize the land near Plymouth. 325 more words


8 Charged In Ongoing NJ Illegal Dumping Investigation

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Eight more people have been charged with illegal dumping in New Jersey’s state parks and nature areas.

The Department of Environmental Protection has been cracking down on illegal dumping as part of a campaign launched in March. 215 more words


DEP Secretary Vinyard next agency chief to go

Herschel Vinyard, Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, will not serve a second term under the Gov. Rick Scott, two sources have told The Palm Beach Post. 193 more words


Texas Company Bribed City Workers With Money and Vegas Trips to Get Contracts Renewed

Three employees of the Department of Environmental Protection got a sweetheart deal in which they received fishing trips, Las Vegas vacations and Yankee tickets in exchange for extending the city contracts for Houston-based company Flo Trend. 202 more words

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Gas Drilling Company Hit with Fines from DEP

A natural gas drilling company based in Texas has been fined over $300,000 for several violations during the construction of natural gas pipelines in Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties. 25 more words