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The development company behind the TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport has donated 74,000 cubic feet of clean sand excavated from the building site to the National Park Service for the Spring Creek South Storm Resilience and Ecosystem Restoration Project. Comment

Constantinides touts new bill to study elimination of gas-powered electric plants following ‘Astoria Borealis’

Councilman Costa Constantinides stood alongside other northwestern Queens leaders in front of Con Edison on Jan. 8 to announce a new bill that calls for a study on how the city can close its 21 gas-fire power plants. Comments (2)
Conservationists and elected officials scored a victory announced Monday that the Ridgewood Reservoir would get the protected status many along the Brooklyn-Queens border believe it deserves. Comments (1)

Queens residents can recycle their Christmas trees at curbside collections

Next week, the Sanitation Department will be hauling away Christmas trees as part of its annual curbside collection. Comment

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