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  • 18-034 Catskill Center and DEP Announce First Land Preserved Through Streamside Acquisition Program (04/19/2018)
  • PR-204-18 New York City’s Air is Cleaner Than It Has Ever Been Since Monitoring Began (04/19/2018)
  • 18-033 The Trust for Public Land and New York City Break Ground on New Green Student-Designed Playground to Serve Flushing Neighborhood (04/17/18)
  • 18-032 City Joins Utility Companies to Mark National Work Zone Awareness Week (04/11/18)
  • 18-031 City Begins $46 Million Infrastructure Upgrade in Tottenville to Improve Drainage and Reduce Flooding (04/10/2018)
  • 18-030 DEP Announces Family Fishing day and Boat Safety Class at Ashokan Reservoir (04/09/2018)
  • 18-029 NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Receives $1.1 Million in Funding from Department of Environmental Protection for Water Conservation Efforts (04//09/2018)
  • 18-028 DEP Joins with Local Elected Officals to Kick Off 2018 Rain Barrel Giveaway Program (04/06/2018)
  • 18-027 City Cuts Ribbon on $7.1 Million Renovation of Green DeMatti Park on Staten Island (04/05/2018)
  • 18-026 City Releases Stormwater Management Plan to Further Reduce Pollution and Improve Health of Local Waterways (04/05/2018)
  • 18-025 New York City Wastewater Treatment Workers Compete in the 31st Annual Operations Challenge (04/03/2018)
  • 18-024 DEP Encourages Anglers to Enjoy Fishing Access on Reservoirs, Streams and Other Watershed Locations (04/02/2018)
  • 18-023 New York City, The Trust for Public Land, and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Break Ground on New Student-Designed Playground to Serve Chelsea Neighborhood (03/29/2018)
  • 18-022 City Completes $71 Million Infrastructure Upgrade in Flushing (03/28/2018)
  • 18-021 During “Fix A Leak Week” New Yorkers are Encouraged to Identify and Repair Water Leaks to Save Money (03/22/2018)
  • 18-020 City Cuts Ribbon on $3.3 Million Renovation of Grassmere “Green” Playground in Queens (03/21/2018)
  • 18-019 College Students Encouraged to Apply for Summer Internship Program with the Department of Environmental Protection (03/16/2018)
  • 18-018 Department of Environmental Protection Installs New Signage Surrounding Coney Island Creek to Aid Residents in Reporting Illicit Discharges (03/14/2018)
  • 18-017 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Promotion of 16 Veteran Members of its Police Division (03/13/2018)
  • 18-016 Department of Environmental Protection Releases 2018 Watershed Recreation Newsletter (03/12/2018)
  • 18-015 Southeast Queens Sewer Upgrade Improves Drainage in St. Albans (03/07/2018)
  • 18-014 By Reducing Water Use During Rain Storms New Yorkers Can Help to Protect the Health of Local Waterways (03/05/2018)
  • 18-013 Upgrades to Facilities at Central Park Reservoir (02/23/2018)
  • 18-012 Department of Environmental Protection Encourages College Students to Apply for Watershed Internships (02/22/2018)
  • 18-011 Completion of $42 Million Sewer Upgrade in Brooklyn and Queens Keeps Trash and Debris out of Newtown Creek (02/20/2018)
  • 18-010 DEP Announces Two Month Shutdown of Shandaken Tunnel for Preliminary Work on Intake Chamber (02/14/2018)
  • 18-009 Low-Income and Senior Property Owners Eligible for Funding to Upgrade Plumbing Fixtures (02/14/2018)
  • 18-008 Williamsburg Water Main Upgrade Uses Innovative Process to Reduce Cost, Duration and Neighborhood Disruption (02/06/2018)
  • 18-007 City Begins $35 Million Project to Improve Drainage and Enhance Jack’s Pond in Great Kills (02/02/2018)
  • 18-006 DEP Announces Results from Scientific Study that Examined Sediment Deposition in Catskills Reservoirs (02/01/2018)
  • 18-005 City Teams With Community Volunteers to Prepare for Water Related Emergencies (02/01/2018)
  • 18-004 Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to Host Annual Valentine’s Day Tours (01/29/2018)
  • 18-003 DEP Donates Piece of World’s Oldest Fossilized Forest to the Gilboa-Conesville Central School (01/26/2018)
  • 18-002 Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest Inspires Next Generation of Environmentalists (01/19/2018)
  • PR-042-18 Mayor Signs Legislation to Help Limit Construction Noise (01/17/2018)
  • 18-001 DEP Announces Temporary Closure for Ice Fishing at West Branch Reservoir (01/12/2018)

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