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2011 Press Releases

  • 11-109 DEP Launches First Ever Watershed Forest Management Plan to Protect Water Quality (12/22/2011)
  • 11-108 DEP Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement For Repair of the Delaware Aqueduct (12/21/2011)
  • 11-107 DEP Completes Repairs to Gilboa Dam Spillway Damaged During Hurricane Irene (12/20/2011)
  • 11-106 DEP Repairs Transportation Infrastructure Damaged By Hurricane Irene (12/15/2011)
  • 11-105 DEP Selects Vendor to Beneficially Reuse Treated Sludge (12/15/2011)
  • 11-104 DEP Commits $7 Million to West of Hudson Flood Mitigation (12/07/2011)
  • 11-103 DEP Expands Recreational Use for 126 Watershed Acres in Town of Prattsville (11/27/2011)
  • 11-102 DEP Announces $4 Million in New Funding for Community-Based Green Infrastructure Grant Projects (11/21/2011)
  • 11-101 DEP and NYCHA Unveil Green Infrastructure Project at the Bronx River Houses (11/16/2011)
  • 11-100 DEP Rebuilds Five Dams in the Croton Watershed (11/15/2011)
  • 11-99 DEP Unveils New Green Infrastructure Installations in Brooklyn (11/10/2011)
  • 11-98 DEP Launches Program To Improve Services, Lower Costs and Maintain Status as Nation's Best Water Utility for Future Generations (11/07/2011)
  • 11-97 Statement from Commissioner Strickland On the Findings of the North River Fire Report (11/01/2011)
  • 11-96 DEP Builds on Expanded Eelgrass Pilot Project in Jamaica Bay (10/31/2011)
  • 11-95 DEP Announces Expedited Sewers and Pump Station Upgrades in the Dongan Hills Area of Staten Island (10/27/2011)
  • 11-94 NYSDEC & NYCDEP Reach Innovative Draft Agreement to Improve New York Harbor Water Quality (10/19/2011)
  • 11-93 DEP Completes Green Roof Installation at Jamaica Wastewater Treatment Plant (10/14/2011)
  • 11-92 DEP Releases Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Mid-Island Bluebelts on Staten Island (09/30/2011)
  • 11-91 DEP Proposes Enhanced On-Site Stormwater Controls for New Construction Projects to Improve Harbor Water Quality (09/29/2011)
  • 11-90 DEP Funds $1 Million for Upstate Flood Relief (09/29/2011)
  • 11-89 Statement from Commissioner Strickland On DEP's $300,000 of Assistance to Schoharie County Toward Repair of Emergency Alarm System (09/27/2011)
  • 11-88 Statement from Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush On the Activation of the Ashokan Release Channel (09/12/2011)
  • 11-87 DEP Issues Fiscal Year 2011 State of the Department (09/09/2011)
  • 11-86 DEP Seeks Statements of Qualifications From Firms To Operate Ultraviolet Disinfection Facility (09/08/2011)
  • 11-85 DEP Submits Post-Storm Report on Gilboa Dam to State DEC (09/03/2011)
  • 11-84 Statement from Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush On Activation of the Ashokan Release Channel and Releasing Water From Cannonsville, Pepacton, and Neversink Reservoirs (09/01/2011)
  • 11-83 Update on Condition of Gilboa Dam (08/29/2011)
  • 11-82 Update on Condition of Gilboa Dam (08/28/2011)
  • 11-81 Update on Condition of Gilboa Dam in Schoharie County (08/28/2011)
  • 11-80 Statement from Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush On the Activation of the Ashokan Release Channel (08/25/2011)
  • 11-79 Statement from Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush on Releasing Water From Pepacton and Neversink Reservoirs Ahead of Storm (08/24/2011)
  • 11-78 DEP Issues RFP to Explore the Development of Supplemental Water Sources in Southeast Queens (08/24/2011)
  • 11-77 Follow-Up Study Confirms No Risk from Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in NYC Drinking Water (08/19/2011)
  • 11-76 DEP Completes Ashland Wastewater Treatment Plant (08/18/2011)
  • PR- 298-11 (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg Appoints Carter H. Strickland, Jr. Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (08/17/2011)
  • 11-75 NYC to Acquire 1,655 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (08/16/2011)
  • 11-74 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (08/01/2011)
  • 11-73 DEP Launches Pilot Ribbed Mussel Ecological Project (08/01/2011)
  • 11-72 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts(07/28/2011)
  • 11-71 DEP to Begin Community Releases From Ashokan Reservoir (07/28/2011)
  • 11-70 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/27/2011)
  • 11-69 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/26/2011)
  • 11-68 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/25/2011)
  • 11-67 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/24/2011)
  • 11-66 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/23/2011)
  • 11-65 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/22/2011)
  • 11-64 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/21/2011)
  • 11-63 Update on North River Wastewater Treatment Plant Fire and Impacts (07/21/2011)
  • 11-62 Office of Emergency Management, Department of Health and mental Hygeine and Department of Environmental Protection Urge New Yorkers to Take Precautions During Extreme Heat (07/21/2011)
  • 11-61 DEP to Hold Informational Meetings About Proposed Hydroelectric Project (07/20/2011)
  • 11-60 DEP Issues Safety Alert on Opening Fire Hydrants (07/19/2011)
  • 11-59 DEP Kicks Off 2011 Summer Fire Hydrant Abuse Prevention Campaign (07/14/2011)
  • 11-58 Lead Levels Found in Tap Water of Older New York City Homes Return to Normal (07/13/2011)
  • 11-57 DEP Begins First Test Borings For Repair of the Delaware Aqueduct (07/12/2011)
  • 11-56 DEP Issues Safety Alert on Opening Fire Hydrants (07/11/2011)
  • 11-55 DEP, Parks Department Complete Improvement Project for Oakland Lake Park (07/11/2011)
  • 11-54 Fossils of Earth's Oldest Trees Donated to State Museum (07/07/2011)
  • 11-53 DEP Completes Green Infrastructure Project at MTA Parking Lot in Brooklyn(07/07/2011)
  • 11-52 DEP Completes Building for Odor Control At Owls Head Wastewater Treatment Plant (06/30/2011)
  • 11-51 DEP Launches 2011 Water-On-the-Go Program to Make NYC Water Available At Outdoor Public Spaces This Summer (06/29/2011)
  • 11-50 DEP Unveils Next Phase of Cutting-Edge Study to Repair Tunnel Leaks (06/28/2011)
  • 11-49 DEC, DEP Announce Signing of Jamaica Bay Water Quality Agreements (06/27/2011)
  • 11-48 DEP, the Port Authority, USDA Announce Third Year of Canada Geese Mitigation Measures For City-Owned Properties (06/25/2011)
  • 11-47 DEP Begins Reconstruction of Gilboa Dam (06/16/2011)
  • 11-46 DEP Awards $3.8 Million in Grants for Community-Based Green Infrastructure Program Projects (06/09/2011)
  • 11-45 DEP Issues Safety Alert on Opening Fire Hydrants (06/08/2011)
  • 11-44 DEP Holds 25th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Award Ceremony (06/07/2011)
  • 11-43 DEP Takes Steps to Improve Water Quality in Jamaica Bay (06/06/2011)
  • 11-42 New York State, New York City Sign Multi-State Water Management Agreement (06/01/2011)
  • 11-41 DEP Certifies That Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Is Meeting Clean Water Act Secondary Treatment Standards (05/31/2011)
  • 11-40 DEP Completes Alley Creek Combined Sewer Overflow Facility (05/25/2011)
  • 11-39 Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Buildings Unveil New Program to Streamline Approval Process For Upgrading Boilers (05/23/2011)
  • 11-38 DEP Seeks Proposals to Increase Efficiency in Operations and Maintenance of Water and Wastewater System (05/17/2011)
  • 11-37 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On the Water Board Vote to Adopt the Fiscal Year 2012 Water Rate (05/13/2011)
  • 11-36 DEP Completes Paerdegat Basin CSO Facility (05/12/2011)
  • 11-35 DEP Re-Activates Fountain at Ashokan Reservoir (05/06/2011)
  • 11-34 DEP Plans to Open 6,600 More Watershed Acres for Recreation (04/29/2011)
  • 11-33 DEP Holds 24th Annual Operations Challenge (04/26/2011)
  • 11-32 DEP, DOT, DDC Complete Reconstruction Project in Queens (04/25/2011)
  • 11-31 DEP Awards First Contract in New Insourcing Pilot Program (04/18/2011)
  • 11-30 DEP Offers Free Rain Barrels to New Yorkers(04/16/2011)
  • 11-29 DEP Completes Renovation of Critical Delaware Aqueduct Control Structures (04/13/2011)
  • 11-28 NYC to Acquire 1,775 Acres of Land for Watershed Protection (04/12/2011)
  • 11-27 DEP Presents Fiscal Year 2012 Water Rate Proposal (04/08/2011)
  • 11-26 DEP Announces Landmark Framework Agreement With Decree Parties on Management of the Delaware River Basin (04/07/2011)
  • 11-25 Statement from NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On the Wards Island SHARON Facility Project Receiving the Grand Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies' 2011 Engineering Excellence Awards Competition (04/01/2011)
  • 11-24 Statement from NYC Environmental Protection Deputy Commissioner for Water Supply Paul Rush On Tomorrow's Activation of the Ashokan Release Channel (03/31/2011)
  • 11-23 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On DEP Being Honored With the Project of the Year Award By Professional Women in Construction (03/31/2011)
  • 11-22 Trout Season Opens Tomorrow on NYC Reservoirs (03/31/2011)
  • 11-21 Registration Now Open for the June 5th Inaugural Cannonsville Adventure Triathlon (03/24/2011)
  • 11-20 DEP Seeks Affordable Water Service Line Protection Proposal (03/24/2011)
  • 11-19 DEP Upgrades Chlorination Station in Staten Island (03/15/2011)
  • 11-18 DEP Launches New Online Permitting Process for Plumbers (03/10/2011)
  • 11-17 Statement from NYS Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens and NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On Today's Activation of the Ashokan Release Channel (03/09/2011)
  • PR- 074-11 (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Goldsmith, and Environmental Protection Commissioner Holloway Launch New Program to Save Homeowners Money With Proactive Water Leak Notifications (03/07/2011)
  • 11-16 DEP Completes Tunnels at Croton Water Filtration Plant (02/28/2011)
  • 11-15 DEP Replaces Sewer Outfall Signs in New York City (02/25/2011)
  • 11-14 Statement from NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On City's Green Infrastructure Plan Receiving United States Water Prize (02/22/2011)
  • 11-13 DEP Completes Cleaning of Large Sewers in Southeast Queens (02/21/2011)
  • 11-12 DEP Completes Odor Control Reconstruction and Fire Safety Upgrades at Coney Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (02/18/2011)
  • 11-11 State, City Announce Landmark Agreement To Safeguard New York City Drinking Water (02/16/2011)
  • 11-10 DEP Completes Upgrades and Safety Improvements in Two Upstate Wastewater Treatment Plants (02/10/2011)
  • 11-09 DEP Launches Ambitious and Forward-Thinking Strategic Plan (02/09/2011)
  • 11-08 Statement of NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On Results of Water Quality Testing in the Lower Esopus Creek Following the Release of Clear Water From Ashokan Reservoir (02/03/2011)
  • 11-07 DEP Hosts Expert Workshop to Review New System to Improve Reservoir Management (02/02/2011)
  • 11-06 DEP Announces $3 Million in Community-Based Green Infrastructure Program Grants (02/02/2011)
  • 11-05 Statement from NYC Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway On End of Turbid Water Releases from the Ashokan Reservoir (01/28/2011)
  • 11-04 DEP Launches Parking Lot Stormwater Pilot Program (01/28/2011)
  • PR- 034-11 (Office of the Mayor) Mayor Bloomberg and DEP Commissioner Holloway Propose New Home Heating Oil Regulations to Clean the Air New Yorkers Breathe (01/28/2011)
  • 11-03 DEP and the U.S. Forest Service Launch Three Forest Management Projects in Upstate Watershed Lands to Protect Water Quality(01/21/2011)
  • 11-02 DEP Breaks Ground on Green Infrastructure Project Along North and South Conduit Avenues in Queens(01/07/2011)
  • 11-01 DEP, DOT, DDC Complete Harrison Street Reconstruction Project in Tribeca(01/05/2011)

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