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Neighbor Found Injured Shark Washed Up On Brighton Beach Shore

Early Friday morning, a neighbor discovered this shark washed up on the shores of Brighton Beach on May 12. The shark was about 3...

Gravesend Bay: 7,000 Gallons Of Spilled Oil Recovered. But What About...

As of this week, 7,000 gallons of diesel oil -- of the 27,000 spilled by a private fuel depot -- have been recovered from the...

EXCLUSIVE: Oil Spill Dumps 27,000 Gallons Toward The Gravesend Bay

A Brooklyn company quietly spilled thousands of gallons of heating oil into Gravesend Bay, BKLYNER has learned. The 27,000 gallon spill at Bayside Fuel Depot began...

Cymbrowitz Bill To Save Sheepshead Bay Swans Passes Assembly, Again

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz announced his third attempt at legislation to protect Sheepshead Bay's swans from eradication passed the Assembly last week. Cymbrowitz has doggedly tried...

Developer Under Fire For Late-Night Construction At Site Of 40-Story Tower

Neighbors are crying foul about construction taking place at the site of the 40-story tower to be built over the Trump Village Shopping Center...

Cymbrowitz Reintroduces Bill To Save Sheepshead Bay’s Swans

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is not backing down from his effort to protect Sheepshead Bay's beloved swans. Cymbrowitz announced this week he has reintroduced a bill...

Conservationists Say Plan To Eliminate Sheepshead Bay’s Swans Is Based On...

Sheepshead Bay's swans have long been a target for extermination by the state. But a growing body of prominent environmentalists and conservationists say the...

Cuomo Once Again Vetoes Bill To Protect Sheepshead Bay’s Swans

For the second year in a row, Governor Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have blocked plans to reduce the New York's population of...

Clock Is Ticking For Cuomo To Sign Bill And Save Sheepshead...

Governor Andrew Cuomo has barely a week to sign a piece of legislation, passed overwhelmingly by the Senate and Assembly, to block the Department of...

Brighton Beach Lot, Purged Of Toxins, Will Soon House Medical Offices,...

A state-sponsored cleanup effort has purged a Brighton Beach lot of toxic chemicals, paving the way for the location to be turned into medical...

Stay Away From Prospect Park Lake: DEC Warns Water Body Has...

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported high levels of blue-green algae blooms in Prospect Park Lake last week. Based on lab...

DEC Warns That Prospect Park Lake Has High Levels Of Blue-Green...

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported high levels of Blue-green algae blooms in Prospect Park Lake last week. Based on lab...

DEC Warns That Prospect Park Lake Has High Levels Of Blue-Green...

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported high levels of Blue-green algae blooms in Prospect Park Lake last week. Based on lab...

Sheepshead Bay’s Iconic Swans Back On State’s Kill List, Sort Of

The state has released a new plan to manage the booming mute swan population, telling critics that if they don't want to see the...

Residents Demand Answers From Developers Of Proposed 40-Story Tower At Trump...

Developer Rubin Schron's plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled...