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Stormwater Infrastructure Matters: utilizing stormwater as a resource, not a waste!
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DEP Chief Faces Tough Questions At Budget Hearing

Department of Environmental Protection commissioner Emily Lloyd faced tough questions about sewage, flooding and green infrastructure during a two-hour budget hearing before the City Council. The DEP’s expense budget for Fiscal Year 2016 is projected at $1.2 billion ($500 million less than 2015) and is funded almost entirely by water and sewer fees. Highlights from […]

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change: Predictions and Responses, Wednesday March 25th

Join NYC Parks for a popular science talk and book signing by atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel. Native New Yorker Adam Sobel is an expert on extreme weather and climate change. A professor in Columbia University’s Engineering School and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, he is the author of over 100 peer reviewed research articles and the recipient […]

Comment Letters Are In! See What We And Our Members Had To Say About DEC’s Proposed WQS Amendments

Comments on DEC’s Proposed Amendments to 6 NYCRR Parts 701 and 703 for Class I and Class SD Waters were due on Monday and we’ve included a list below of letters that S.W.I.M. and S.W.I.M. members have submitted to the DEC. Thank you to everyone who participated! We will update the list as content becomes […]

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