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Contaminated gas station by White Plains Hospital declares bankruptcy

Marianina Oil Corp. needs bankruptcy protection to sell a gas station, president Frank Codella said, because it “has no monies or working capital to continue to defend … pending proceedings or further remediate the property.”

Details emerge on United Hospital redevelopment 

The developer's brownfield application suggests that it might obtain site plan approval from the Village of Port Chester by August 2021, and that construction could begin in September 2021.

Breslin Realty sues Chevron for $1.2M over Yorktown gas station cleanup

“The property contamination arising from your prior operations was not cleaned up and removed,” Yorktown JAZ’s attorney said in a June letter to Chevron.

DEC announces $1.1 million available for Hudson River projects

The state announced the latest round of grants, with up to $750,000 targeting projects in the villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.

Moodna Creek Development settles environmental testing costs

The costs of testing were “unwarranted and/or excessive,” the owners had argued, before agreeing to pay 63 percent of the $174,000 bill.

DEC sues Orange County industrial site owners

The state eventually decided that contaminants were within acceptable levels for commercial or industrial uses.

State agencies to review Indian Point oil spill

Two state agencies will conduct a "comprehensive review" of an oil spill discovered Sept. 30 at Indian Point Energy Center. The New York State Department...

Hastings approves waterfront cleanup decree with Atlantic Richfield

  The Hastings-on-Hudson Board of Trustees has approved an updated consent decree that will pave the way for the cleanup of 28 acres of waterfront...

New York officially bans fracking

The state Department of Environmental Conservation officially bans the use of hydraulic fracturing in New York after a seven-year study.

NY moves closer to banning fracking with release of report

The state Department of Environmental Conservation issues a final review that details the agency’s reservations about permitting hydraulic fracturing.

Business groups oppose seasonal shutdown of Indian Point

Business and environmental groups clash about a proposal to close Indian Point during the spring and summer to protect aquatic life.

Mount Vernon takes on $350K brownfields project

Mount Vernon plans to use its $354,607 state grant to revitalize 29 acres of nine dormant parcels near two train stations and attract new businesses and jobs to the city.

Peekskill breaks ground on $3.6M park project

The city of Peekskill and the nonprofit Scenic Hudson Inc. broke ground on a $3.6 million project to revitalize the Hudson River waterfront.

New site guides post-Sandy reconstruction

A new DEC website offers guidelines for those moving forward with post-Hurricane Sandy reconstruction along the coastline.

Substantial cleanup costs await Frank’s Nursery buyer

An environmental study has determined that the foreclosed Frank’s Nursery site contains numerous carcinogens and contaminants, and whoever buys the property will face substantial cleanup costs.