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New York's Department of Environmental Conservation writes a proposal for controversial "hydrofracking."
ALBANY, N.Y. — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has posted online its proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells in the lucrative Marcellus Shale region of southern New York.
In an effort to help New Yorkers who are underinsured or have no insurance, the Mayor and City Council introduced the BigAppleRX card.
Medication is expensive, especially for those who are underinsured or have no insurance at all. So, the Big Apple is introducing a downloadable card to make prescription medication more affordable.
Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx all get “F’s,” but the American Lung Association’s report still says air quality is improving in the Big Apple.
New York City’s air ranks amongst the dirtiest in the United States. According to the American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report, the five boroughs have the worst air in state, with the Bronx representing the most dangerous levels of pollutants statewide.