Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Bronx Neighborhood Files Suit Against Fresh Direct Relocation

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

Photo by Mr. Adrian Camera. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. By Paul Bisceglio South Bronx residents and community groups filed a lawsuit last Wednesday to halt online grocery delivery service FreshDirect’s relocation from Queens to a new 500,000 square-foot facility in the Harlem River Yards. The residents argued that the city failed to account for the new facility’s adverse environmental effects, the consequence of what [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

A city report detailed street-level pollutants in the five boroughs, and the Upper West Side was found to be one of the dirtiest neighborhoods. Though West Side auto traffic certainly contributes to pollution levels—the neighborhood is packed with traffic from the West Side Highway and Broadway—the survey found that oil-burning furnaces are a big culprit. [&hellip
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