Staten Island Can Add another Notch in its Bluebelt

On Tuesday, December 17th, Senator Schumer announced that $7.5 million in funding would be given to expand Staten Island’s Bluebelt.  The funding is being supplied by the United States Department of Agriculture through their Emergency Watershed Protection Program. The New Creek West Branch restoration project would expand Staten Island’s Bluebelt […]

Sixty-Five Homes Accepted to be Built on Staten Island in October

In the New York City Department of Buildings’ Weekly Statistical Report for October 27th through November 2nd, Staten Island saw another five new residential building permit acceptances. With these five new permits all being accepted in October, this gives us a total of sixty-five new residential permit acceptances for the […]

The Mayor Has Introduced a New Recycling Campaign and Announced the Expansion of the Organic Waste Program

Mayor Bloomberg made a couple of announcements this at the end of last month regarding recycling in New York City.  First, he announced the start of his new “Recycle Everything” ad campaign, which will be demonstrated throughout the city.  The second announcement he made was for the Organic Food Waste […]