Energy & Environment

Three people making their way through a flooded street in New York City's Red Hook neighborhood during Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2012.
Why isn’t a senator from New York focused on safeguarding urban communities?
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A Con Edison repair truck.
The largely unprecedented move came without warning to 33,000 Brooklynites.
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Screens in Times Square went black during a power outage in New York City on Saturday.
Here’s what removing Con Edison from New York might look like.
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School water fountain
Advocates are hoping to change acceptable lead thresholds before schools test their drinking water again in 2020.
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A wind farm in upstate New York.
The state just passed its most ambitious climate targets yet, but history suggests they won’t be easy to hit.
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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins passes legislation to protect New Yorkers against toxic materials.
Rounding up the week’s political news
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Students protesting during the New York City march for action on climate change in March.
Six ways the Climate and Community Protection Act has changed during negotiations.
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The New York State Senate.
Everything you need to know, as the session's end grows nearer.
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Traffic lights in New York surrounded by steam.
Time is running out for Democratic lawmakers’ ambitious environmental agenda.
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