Environmental oversight gets trashed in Queens.
Controversial term sparks battle for fledgling nonprofit
Documents reveal that the state Department of Environmental Conservation let a rule-breaking waste transfer facility in Queens go unchecked for years.
A couple hundred mentally ill adults in Queens are about to lose their home, and the city’s supportive housing shortage does not bode well for their future.
The city’s plan to transfer pregnant teens and young moms from their own special program back into regular high schools has been tabled-at least for now.
Overhauling alternative high schools could push out the system’s senior residents.
Education czar Joel Klein’s plan to reorganize several high schools meant for the city’s oldest, most troubled students could slowly squeeze those kinds of kids out of the system altogether.
community-based study of cancer rates in Southeast Queens gets underway, city
officials say a company that sells high-end water filtration systems is
preying on local residents’ fears — and posing as city workers to get
into their homes, and their faucets.
With state funds dry, the city foots the bill for cleanng up Jamaica, Queens’ groundwater
State lawmakers stalled and bickered, so New York City officials decided to go ahead on their own and pay $11 million to clean up an old dry cleaning distributor in Queens.