Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced at a conference on Friday that the de Blasio administration will seek a way to create a zoning code that requires manufacturing uses among a mix of other uses like residential and commercial.
The Department of Sanitation says it is reviewing claims by a community organization that a Brooklyn waste transfer station violates the law or its city contract on a daily basis. The firm denies the allegations.
Plus, talk of the landlord crackdown, new money for public housing, smoking and the latest on proposed rezonings.
Last week, the Delaware River Basin Commission—whose footprint includes the city’s largest watershed—issued a drought watch. But the agency in charge of New York City’s billion-gallon-a-day water system says its forecasts show there’s little risk of any protracted problem.