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$2 Million to NYC Green Jobs

In Bronx, Dive In, Public Waterfront on April 10, 2009 at 3:39 pm

The City is in for a makeover with the help of a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The money will go towards creating new jobs in horticulture and forestry and lending some extra hands to the city’s MillionTreesNYC project. Read the rest of this entry »

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New study will examine creek’s impact on health

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Queens, Working Waterfront on April 6, 2009 at 1:52 am

There has been no shortage of studies relating to the pollution in Newtown Creek, which divides parts of Brooklyn from Queens.   But those studies primarily talked about toxic chemicals and heavy metals — cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and mercury.  Read the rest of this entry »

Long Island Sound Water Quality Upgrades Funded

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Region on September 29, 2008 at 8:51 pm

Grants for improving water quality in Long Island Sound were announced Friday at a gathering of federal and state environmental officials in Westchester County near the shore. Read the rest of this entry »

CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION TAKES BOATU.S. FOUNDATION AWARD

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on September 24, 2008 at 3:59 pm

The BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water honored Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, NY with its 2007 Clean Water Grant Excellence Award as it announced over $50,000 in new grants to 19 groups across the country for its 2008 Clean Water Grant program. Read the rest of this entry »

Grants Available for Projects that Commemorate NY’s 400th Anniversary

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 31, 2008 at 8:22 pm

The state is now accepting applications through Sept. 3, 2008, for Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial (HFCQ) grant projects. Read the rest of this entry »

Hudson River Waterfront Projects Funded for 400th Anniversary

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on June 12, 2008 at 9:49 pm

Waterfront communities along the Hudson River will share in the award of $24.9 million in grants from the New York State Environmental Protection Fund’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, Governor David Paterson announced Friday. Read the rest of this entry »