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Press Releases

  • 14-84 Department of Environmental Protection Launches New Home Water Assistance Program (10/21/2014)
  • 14-83 Department of Environmental Protection Honors Participants in New York City’s Hotel Water Conservation Challenge (10/09/2014)
  • 14-82 New York City and the Trust for Public Land Complete First “Green” Playground in Queens, With Opening of New Schoolyard at J.H.S. 157 Halsey Jr. High (10/08/2014)
  • 14-81 Department of Environmental Protection Releases 2014 Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan (10/07/2014)
  • 14-80 Department of Environmental Protection Promotes Seven Veteran Members of Police Division (10/07/2014)
  • PR-451-14 De Blasio Administration Launches Community Parks Initiative to Build More Inclusive and Equitable Park System (10/07/2014)
  • 14-79 Repairs to State Route 990V in Town of Gilboa Will Begin This Month (10/03/2014)
  • 14-78 Department of Environmental Protection Makes More Than $5 Million Available to Community Groups, Non-Profits, and Property Owners for Green Projects (09/30/2014)
  • 14-77 Nationwide Groupon Campaign Raises Over $335,000 for Law Enforcement K9 Protective Vests (09/30/2014)
  • 14-76 Department of Environmental Protection Announces 2014 Reservoir Cleanup Day (09/26/2014)
  • 14-75 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Expanded Land Management and Water Quality Initiative in the Catskills (09/23/2014)
  • 14-74 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Sewer Line Extension in Town of Shandaken (09/22/2014)
  • PR-451-14 Mayor de Blasio Commits to 80 Percent Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050, Starting with Sweeping Green Buildings Plan (09/212014)
  • PR-450-14 City Accelerates Upgrade of Priority Underground Infrastructure; Coordinates Work with Consolidated Edison and National Grid (09/20/2014)
  • 14-73 New York City and the Trust for Public Land Create “Green” Playground at Bushwick’s J.H.S. 162 to Absorb Rainfall and Reduce Pollution in Newtown Creek (09/18/2014)
  • 14-72 Department of Environmental Protection to Build Hydroelectric Facility to Harness Clean, Renewable Energy Potential of Gravity-Fed Water Supply System (09/16/2014)
  • 14-71 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Ultraviolet Disinfection Upgrade at Mahopac Wastewater Treatment Plant (09/12/2014)
  • 14-70 Department of Environmental Protection Launches new “My DEP” Mobile App (09/09/2014)
  • 14-69 Department of Environmental Protection to Host Youth Fishing Day at Ashokan Reservoir (09/08/2014)
  • 14-68 Family Donates Sensitive Land to Help Expand a South Shore Bluebelt and Protect Staten Island’s Natural Habitat (09/04/2014)
  • 14-67 Department of Environmental Protection Upgrades Public Schools in all Five Boroughs to Conserve Water (09/02/2014)
  • 14-66 Putnam County Land Trust and New York City Department of Environmental Protection Announce Completion of the Diverting Reservoir Trail (08/14/2014)
  • 14-65 Department of Environmental Protection Graduates Class of 48 Sewage Treatment Workers (08/12/2014)
  • 14-64 Construction More Than 50 Percent Complete on $250 Million Water Tunnel Connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island (07/31/2014)
  • 14-63 Department of Environmental Protection to Host Community Hike on Recently Preserved Land in Delaware County Town of Bovina (07/28/2014)
  • 14-62 Department of Environmental Protection Launches 2014 Summer Fire Hydrant Abuse Prevention Campaign (07/23/2014)
  • 14-61 Department of Environmental Protection Releases 2014 Watershed Recreation Newsletter (07/21/2014)
  • 14-60 Department of Environmental Protection and City Council Member Eric Ulrich Distribute Rain Barrels to 120 Homeowners in Belle Harbor (07/21/2014)
  • 14-59 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Schedule of Summer Tours and Educational Programs Throughout the Upstate Watersheds (07/08/2014)
  • 14-58 “Clean Streets = Clean Beaches” Anti-Littering Campaign Launched by New York City and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (07/08/2014)
  • 14-57 Department of Environmental Protection Helps New Yorkers Stay Cool With Launch of Water-On-the-Go Season (07/07/2014)
  • 14-56 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Assembly Member Nily Rozic to Distribute Rain Barrels to 300 Homeowners in Fresh Meadows (06/30/2014)
  • 14-55 Commissioner Lloyd Promotes Two Veteran Members of the Department of Environmental Protection Police (06/26/2014)
  • 14-54 Fountain at Ashokan Reservoir Will be Temporarily Shut Down to Allow for Hydropower Upgrades (06/25/2014)
  • 14-53 Department of Environmental Protection, Workforce Housing Group, Banana Kelly, Grow NYC, Department of Housing Preservation and Development Announce Completion of New Urban Garden at Formerly Blighted Bronx Buildings (06/19/2014)
  • 14-52 Department of Environmental Protection Hosts Youth Fishing Day at Lake Gleneida (06/17/2014)
  • 14-51 Department of Environmental Protection and Queens Community Groups Announce New Storm Sewers Coming to St. Albans (06/16/2014)
  • 14-50 Department of Environmental Protection and Catskill Mountain Club to Open Hiking Trail at Palmer Hill (06/02/2014)
  • 14-49 Statement of Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd on Extension of Flexible Flow Management Plan
  • 14-48 Department of Environmental Protection Reactivates Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel After Four-Year $177 Million Upgrade (5/29/2014)
  • 14-47 Department of Environmental Protection and American Water Resources Announce One in Five Eligible Homeowners in New York City Have Enrolled in Service Line Protection Program (5/27/2014)
  • 14-46 Department of Environmental Protection Announces $23 Million High Efficiency Toilet Replacement Program (05/23/2014)
  • 14-45 Lowest Water Rate Increase in Nine Years Approved by New York City Water Board (05/23/2014)
  • 14-44 Department of Environmental Protection Installs New Odor Control and Air Filtration Systems at the Rockaway Wastewater Treatment Facility (05/20/2014)
  • 14-43 City Set to Begin $22 Million Sewer and Water Main Upgrade in Far Rockaway (05/19/2014)
  • 14-42 Department of Environmental Protection Provides Update on April 30, 2014 Queens / Brooklyn Flooding Event (05/16/2014)
  • 14-41 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Recreational Boating Season Begins Next Friday at Four City Reservoirs in the Catskills (05/16/2014)
  • 14-40 Extension of Sewer System in Trout Creek Will Help to Protect New York City Watershed (05/15/2014)
  • 14-39 Department of Environmental Protection Hosts 28th Annual Water Resources Art and Poetry Awards Ceremony (5/15/2014)
  • 14-38 Department of Environmental Protection to Improve Traffic Safety in Hudson Valley Adjacent to Delaware Aqueduct Construction Site (05/13/2014)
  • 14-37 Department of Environmental Protection Releases New Homeowner’s Guide to Flood Preparedness (05/13/2014)
  • 14-36 Department of Environmental Protection Completes $230 Million Project to Improve the Health of the East River and Long Island Sound (05/09/2014)
  • 14-35 Statement from Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd on the Release of Final Revisions to New York City’s Filtration Avoidance Determination (05/07/2014)
  • 14-34 Department of Environmental Protection Holds 27th Annual Operations Challenge (05/02/2014)
  • 14-33 Department of Environmental Protection Hosts Students and Cub Scouts at Third Annual Eel Count at Staten Island’s Richmond Creek Bluebelt (04/29/2014)
  • 14-32 Department of Environmental Protection Announces That Bald Eagle Nest Alongside Gilboa Dam Construction Site has Yielded Eaglets for Second Year (04/29/2014)
  • 14-31 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Expansion of Wastewater Service in Town of Hunter (04/25/2014)
  • 14-30 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Commitment to Provide Funding and Watershed Content to Catskill Interpretive Center (04/24/2014)
  • 14-29 Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Lowest Water Rate Increase in Nine Years (04/23/2014)
  • 14-28 Department of Environmental Protection Celebrates Earth Day by Joining Trout Unlimited and New York City Students to Release Trout into Watershed Streams (04/22/2014)
  • PR- 165-14 On Earth Day, Mayor de Blasio And City Council Announce Plans For Biggest Update To City’s Air Pollution Control Code Since 1975 (04/22/2014)
  • 14-27 Department of Environmental Protection and Water Research Foundation Host Water Conservation Workshop for Dozens of Upstate Communities (04/17/2014)
  • 14-26 City Set to Begin Largest Ever Expansion of the Bluebelt System on Staten Island (04/14/2014)
  • 14-25 NYC DOT and DEP Commissioners and Partners Encourage
    Safe Driving in and Around Work Zones Citywide as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 7-11 (04/08/2014)
  • 14-24 Department of Environmental Protection Joins Local Officials from the Hudson Valley to Mark Important Progress on the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel (04/04/2014)
  • 14-23 City Completes $45 Million Infrastructure Upgrade in Somerville Neighborhood on the Rockaways (04/04/2014)
  • 14-22 City Completes $24 Million Upgrade of Water and Sewer Systems on the South Shore of Staten Island (04/01/2014)
  • 14-21 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Initiatives to Further Improve Air Quality (03/26/2014)
  • 14-20 Department of Environmental Protection Encourages Anglers to Use Expanded Access to Reservoirs, Streams and Creeks as Trout Fishing Season Begins (03/24/2014)
  • 14-19 City to Begin $25 Million Project to Significantly Increase Sewer Capacity in Elmhurst, Maspeth and Middle Village Queens (03/19/2014)
  • 14-18 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Fix a Leak Week Outreach Events (03/18/2014)
  • 14-17 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Second Year of Pilot Program for Fishing with Electric Trolling Motors at Cannonsville Reservoir (03/17/2014)
  • 14-16 Department of Environmental Protection to Use More Water From Boyd's Corners Reservoir Over the Next Week (03/13/2014)
  • 14-15 Department of Environmental Protection Begins Removal of Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer (03/07/2014)
  • 14-14 Department of Environmental Protection Promotes Two Police Veterans (03/06/2014)
  • 14-13 Department of Environmental Protection Makes $6 Million in New Grants Available to Community Groups, Non-Profits, and Property Owners for Green Projects (03/04/2014)
  • 14-12 Department of Environmental Protection Announces New, More Efficient Payment Options for Customers (02/24/2014)
  • 14-11 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Start of Forestry Project to Remove Nearly 15,000 Storm-Damaged Trees Near Cannonsville Reservoir (02/21/2014)
  • 14-10 Department of Environmental Protection Completes Rehabilitation of 123 Year-old New Croton Aqueduct (02/20/2014)
  • 14-09 Department of Environmental Protection Announces New Rule Requiring Dry Cleaners to Disclose Chemicals Used Takes Effect Today (02/11/2014)
  • 14-08 Department of Environmental Protection to Host Annual Valentine’s Day Tours of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (02/11/2014)
  • 14-07 Department of Environmental Protection Announces Start of 28th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest  (02/07/2014)
  • 14-06 City Installs More Than Six Miles of New Water Mains in Elmhurst, Fresh Meadows, and Rego Park Queens (02/06/2014)
  • 14-05 Statement of Commissioner Carter Strickland on Shooting at Department of Environmental Protection’s Offices in Kingston, NY (02/03/2014)
  • 14-04 Department of Environmental Protection and Delaware County Announce $1 Million Agreement for Roadwork Near Pepacton Reservoir (01/31/2014)
  • 14-03 Department of Environmental Protection Opened Nearly 6,000 Acres of Watershed Land for Recreation in 2013 and Added New Programs to Support the Catskills Tourism Industry (01/29/2014)
  • 14-02 Department of Environmental Protection Institutes First of its Kind Modeling System for Reservoir Management (01/17/2014)
  • 14-01 Department of Environmental Protection to Release Water from Ashokan Reservoir to Reduce Potential for Flooding in Months Ahead (01/09/2014)

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