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2010 Press Releases

  • 10-104 DEP Approves 50th Agricultural Project Allowing Farmers' Use of City-Owned Land (12/15/2010)
  • 10-103 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On the Delaware River Basin Commission's Decision to Issue Draft Gas Drilling Regulations (12/9/2010)
  • 10-102 DEP Expands Access for Kensico and New Croton Reservoirs (12/1/2010)
  • 10-101 NYC to Acquire More Than 4,100 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (11/23/2010)
  • 10-100 Deputy Mayor Goldsmith and Environmental Protection Commissioner Holloway Announce New Clean Energy Proposals (11/22/2010)
  • 10-99 DEP Unveils Design to Repair Leaks In the 85-Mile Delaware Aqueduct (11/19/2010)
  • 10-98 DEP Unveils New Algae Biofuel Pilot Project (11/19/2010)
  • 10-97 Deputy Mayor Goldsmith and Environmental Protection Commissioner Holloway Launch Paperless Billing for Water Customers (11/11/2010)
  • 10-96 DEP Marks 100th Anniversary of the Harbor Survey Program (11/10/2010)
  • 10-95 DEP Issues Request for Proposals to Reuse Sludge (11/5/2010)
  • 10-94 Environmental Protection Department and Health Department Launch Run Your Tap Public Service Campaign (11/4/2010)
  • 10-93 DEP Completes Electrical and Equipment Upgrades at Bowery Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant (10/26/2010)
  • 10-92 DEP Completes Key Milestone for Ultraviolet Disinfection Facility (10/21/2010)
  • 10-91 DEP Releases Updated Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan (10/18/2010)
  • 10-90 DEP To Activate Ashokan Reservoir Release Channel (10/07/2010)
  • PR- 407-10  (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg and Environmental Protection Commissioner Holloway Announce New Green Infrastructure Plan to Reduce Sewer Overflows, Improve Quality of City Waterways and Save $2.4 Billion (09/28/2010)
  • 10-89 DEP Completes Grand Gorge Sewer Extension Project (09/20/2010)
  • 10-88 DEP to Kick Off Customer Outreach Meetings (09/19/2010)
  • 10-87 DEP and Aveda Set Up Three Water-On-the-Go Fountains To Promote NYC Water During Fashion's Night Out (09/10/2010)
  • 10-86 DEP Launches AMR Online in Staten Island (09/09/2010)
  • 10-85 DEP Issues Fiscal Year 2010 State of the Department (09/01/2010)
  • 10-84 DEP Completes Environmental Restoration at Alley Creek (08/31/2010)
  • 10-83 NYC to Acquire 1,323 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (08/25/2010)
  • 10-82 DEP Begins Work on Final Ashokan Reservoir Bridge (08/24/2010)
  • 10-81 DEP, DDC Activate New Madison Avenue Water Main (08/17/2010)
  • 10-80 DEP Opens New Lab in Grahamsville (08/16/2010)
  • 10-79 DEP Begins Dredging at Hendrix Creek (08/10/2010)
  • 10-78 DEP Connects 50% of City With Wireless Meters (08/9/2010)
  • 10-77 DEP Rebuilds Three Dams in the Croton Watershed (08/5/2010)
  • 10-76 DEP Improves Overall Ecology of East River and Long Island Sound (08/03/2010)
  • 10-75 DEP Completes Boiceville Wastewater Treatment Plant (07/24/2010)
  • 10-74 DEP Issues Safety Alert on Opening Fire Hydrants(07/24/2010)
  • 10-73 DEP Connects 100 Homes in Staten Island to Sewer System (07/22/2010)
  • 10-72 DEP Reaches Key Milestone in Gowanus Canal Water Quality Improvement Project (07/19/2010)
  • PR- 307-10  (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg, Environmental Protection Commissioner Holloway Launch Real-Time Online Water Use Tracking for Homeowners and Businesses (07/12/2010)
  • 10-71 DEP Awards $2.6 Million for Green Infrastructure Projects (07/09/2010)
  • 10-70 NYC Water Products Now Sold at CityStore (07/08/2010)
  • 10-69 DEP Issues Safety Alert on Opening Fire Hydrants(07/07/2010)
  • PR- 301-10  (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg and Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway Launch New Program to Make New York City Drinking Water Available at Outdoor Public Spaces Throughout the Summer (07/04/2010)
  • 10-68 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On Demolition of Unfinished Development Located Next to Rockaway Wastewater Treatment Plant (07/02/2010)
  • 10-67 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway Reminding New York City Water and Sewer Customers to Sign Up for Direct Debit To Get a 2% Discount on Their Water Bills (07/01/2010)
  • 10-66 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On Agreement with Mothers on the Move to Study Air Quality and Increase Open Space in Hunts Point (06/30/2010)
  • 10-65 DEP, DDC Complete Infrastructure Project in Staten Island (06/28/2010)
  • 10-64 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On New York City’s Second Place Finish and Top Rank Among All Competing Large Cities at the American Water Works Association ‘Best of the Best Water Taste Test’ National Contest Held in Chicago (06/22/2010)
  • 10-63 DEP, DDC Complete Infrastructure Project in Maspeth (06/21/2010)
  • 10-62 DEP, the Port Authority, USDA Announce Second Year of Canada Geese Mitigation Measures For City-Owned Properties (06/17/2010)
  • 10-61 DEP Launches New Measures to Improve Overall Ecology of Jamaica Bay (06/17/2010)
  • 10-60 DEP Debuts Vactor Trucks to Clean City's Sewer System (06/16/2010)
  • 10-59 NYC to Acquire 1,124 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (06/15/2010)
  • 10-58 DEP Completes Sewer Project in Staten Island (06/03/2010)
  • 10-57 DEP, DOT, DDC Complete Flushing Avenue Reconstruction (06/02/2010)
  • 10-56 DEP to Conduct Timed Reservoir Releases To Prepare for Work on Delaware Aqueduct (06/01/2010)
  • 10-55 DEP Study Shows No Risk from Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in NYC Drinking Water (05/27/2010)
  • 10-54 DEP Kicks Off Boating Season at Cannonsville Reservoir (05/27/2010)
  • 10-53 DEP Completes Key Phase in Odor Control Upgrade At Owls Head Wastewater Treatment Plant (05/27/2010)
  • 10-52 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On the Water Board Vote to Adopt the Fiscal Year 2011 Water Rate (05/21/2010)
  • 10-51 DEP Completes Project to Improve Water Quality in Kill Van Kull (05/19/2010)
  • 10-50 DEP Holds 24th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Award Ceremony (05/13/2010)
  • 10-49 DEP Expands Eelgrass Pilot Project in Jamaica Bay (05/13/2010)
  • 10-48 DEP Presents Drainage Plans for Mid-Island Bluebelts on Staten Island  (05/12/2010)
  • 10-47 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway on the Addition of Lieutenant John J. Quinlan to the State of New York Police Officers Memorial in Albany and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.(05/11/2010)
  • 10-46 DEP Launches Comprehensive Marcellus Shale Web Feature on NYC.gov (05/10/2010)
  • 10-45 DEP Completes Key Milestone for City Water Tunnel No. 3  (05/08/2010)
  • 10-44 DEP and Fishs Eddy Announce Marketing Partnership (05/07/2010)
  • 10-43 Water and Sewer Debt Assistance Program Still Available (05/05/2010)
  • 10-42 DEP Holds 23rd Annual Operations Challenge (05/04/2010)
  • 10-41 DEP Plans to Open 12,000 More Watershed Acres for Recreation (04/29/2010)
  • 10-40 DEP Opens Visitor Center at Newtown Creek (04/24/2010)
  • 10-39 Statements of Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Holloway on State's Decision to Require Separate Environmental Review for Any Drilling in Unfiltered Watersheds (04/23/2010)
  • 10-38 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On DEP Being Named 'Owner of the Year' by New York Construction Magazine (04/22/2010)
  • 10-37 DEP Expands Kensico Septic Rehabilitation Reimbursement Program (04/19/2010)
  • 10-36 25 New Environmental Police Officers Are Sworn In (04/15/2010)
  • 10-35 DEP, Trout Unlimited Help Restore Trout Habitat (04/10/2010)
  • 10-34 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway: On the Ratification of Contract Agreements with Stationary Engineers (Electric) and Senior Stationary Engineers (Electric); and Sewage Treatment Workers and Senior Sewage Treatment Workers (04/09/2010)
  • 10-33 DEP Presents Fiscal Year 2011 Water Rate Proposal (04/09/2010)
  • 10-32 New York City to Acquire 1,026 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (04/08/2010)
  • PR- 143-10 (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg, Environmental Protection Commissioner Holloway, State Department of Environmental Conservation and Staten Island Officials Break Ground at Brookfield Landfill Remediation Project (04/05/2010)
  • 10-31 DEP Adopts Updated Regulations to Protect NYC Watershed (04/04/2010)
  • 10-30 DEP Starts Work on New Water Main in Mount Pleasant (03/29/2010)
  • 10-29 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On the Water Research Foundation's Plan to Conduct Workshops On the Effects of Natural Gas Drilling in Local Watersheds (03/24/2010)
  • 10-28 DEP Sends Notices for Service Terminations to Homeowners (03/22/2010)
  • 10-27 DEP Expands Program to Relieve Water and Sewer Debt (03/19/2010)
  • PR- 121-10 (Office of the Mayor) Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Study on Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing on Water Supplies (03/18/2010)
  • 10-26 DEP to Expand Cannonsville Reservoir Boating Program (03/17/2010)
  • PR- 116-10  (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg Announces Tentative Agreements with Unions Representing Employees in the Department of Environmental Protection (03/17/2010)
  • 10-25 DEP to Demolish Two Out-of-Service Water Tanks in Queens (03/12/2010)
  • 10-24 DEP Gets Approval to Increase Pepacton Reservoir Release Rate (03/11/2010)
  • 10-23 Update on DEP Watershed Snowpack Levels and Actions (03/10/2010)
  • 10-22 DEP Opens New Microbiology Lab at Newtown Creek Plant (03/09/2010)
  • 10-21 Statement on DEP Watershed Snowpack Levels (03/02/2010)
  • 10-20 New York City to Acquire 685 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (02/28/2010)
  • 10-19 DEP Honored for Construction Noise Mitigation Efforts (02/26/2010)
  • PR- 085-10  (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg, State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Grannis and Natural Resources Defense Council Announce Agreement to Improve Water Quality and Preserve Marshlands in Jamaica Bay (02/25/2010)
  • 10-18 DEP Building New System to Improve Reservoir Management (02/24/2010)
  • 10-17 DEP Completes Sewer Project for Two Queens Communities (02/17/2010)
  • 10-16 DEP Surpasses 200,000 Automated Meter Device Installations (02/13/2010)
  • 10-15 First Connections Are Made to Expanded Grahamsville Sewer System (02/12/2010)
  • 10-14 DEP, Aveda to Promote NYC Tap Water During Fashion Week (02/11/2010)
  • 10-13 DEP to Kick Off Five-Borough Community Outreach Tour (02/11/2010)
  • PR- 066-10  (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg, Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway Launch New Program to relieve Water Debt and Help Prevent Mortgage Foreclosures (02/08/2010)
  • 10-12 DEP Expands Bill Payment Options to Include Direct Debit (02/04/2010)
  • 10-11 DEP, DDC Complete Clove Road Water Main Restoration (02/01/2010)
  • 10-10 DEP Meets Wastewater Treatment Performance Standard Ahead of Requirement (01/29/2010)
  • 10-09 NYC Submits Permit Application to Continue to Acquire Lands for Watershed Protection (01/25/2010)
  • 10-08 Clear Waters Magazine Honors DEP’s Staten Island Bluebelt Program (01/25/2010)
  • 10-07 DEP Expands Initiative To Better Measure Snowpack, Mitigate Flooding (01/21/2010)
  • 10-06 DEP Launches Backflow Prevention Enforcement Initiative (01/21/2010)
  • 10-05 DEP Launches New Initiative To Help Streamside Landowners (01/13/2010)
  • 10-04 DEP Begins Enforcement of New Denial of Access Charges (01/13/2010)
  • 10-03 DEP To Perform Work on Rondout-West Branch Tunnel (01/12/2010)
  • 10-02 DEP Advances Stimulus-Funded Paerdegat Basin Restoration Project (01/08/2010)
  • 10-01 DEP Announces Activation of the Ashokan Reservoir Release Channel (01/06/2010)

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