Archive for November, 2009

Sewers at Capacity, Waste Poisons Waterways

Many sewer systems are frequently overwhelmed, with sewage spilling into waterways and polluting them with excrement and industrial chemicals. (more…)

November 24, 2009 at 3:31 am Leave a comment

The Real Club Nautico Barcelona and the New York Yacht Club to co-host the NY-BCN record

– This is the first transoceanic record to be ratified by the WSSRC in a race departing from an American city and finishing at a Mediterranean port and supported by an Atlantic and a Mediterranean nautical institution (more…)

November 24, 2009 at 3:23 am Leave a comment

Fish And The City

At 6:30 a.m. on a late November day, Captain Frank Crescitelli, owner of Fin Chaser Charters, navigates his 32-foot Regulator through the harbor of New York City. (more…)

November 24, 2009 at 3:19 am Leave a comment

New ferry route from Liberty Harbor to Lower Manhattan

A new ferry route, from Jersey City’s Liberty Harbor to the World Financial Center on the west side of Lower Manhattan, is scheduled to open next week, according to Billybey Ferry Inc. officials. (more…)

November 21, 2009 at 9:01 pm Leave a comment

Brownfields Revitalization Initiative for South Bronx

s part of a state-wide tour, New York Secretary of State Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez joined the Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice to announce the state’s Brownfields Smart Growth “Spotlight Communities” Initiative for the South Bronx. (more…)

November 21, 2009 at 9:00 pm Leave a comment

EPA Is One Step Closer to New Ship Emissions Standards

U.S. EPA moved closer yesterday to finalizing new engine and fuel standards for the largest ocean-bound ships by sending the draft rules to the White House for review. (more…)

November 21, 2009 at 8:59 pm Leave a comment

City floats Coney Island ferry service

Ahoy, Coney Island! The city is looking at three sites around the neighborhood that could one day become a new commuter ferry’s port o’ call. (more…)

November 21, 2009 at 8:59 pm Leave a comment

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