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Arverne street gets extreme makeover to absorb stormwater and tidal flooding from Jamaica Bay

Sep. 7, 2023 By Bill Parry A residential street in the Rockaways is the first in the city to be redesigned with groundbreaking infrastructure methods to absorb stormwater and reduce tidal flooding from Jamaica Bay. The city’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on Sept. 6 that construction on a $1.2 million project that transformed…
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NYC to begin ‘climate budgeting,’ subsidizing solar panels for low-income homeowners

Apr. 20, 2023 By Ethan Stark-Miller

New York City will begin taking its carbon emissions targets into account as part of the budget process and launch a program to subsidize solar panel installations for up to 3,000 low-income homes as part of a new long term climate plan Mayor Eric Adams’ office released on Thursday.