Harlem-Based WE ACT And Others Suing EPA Over Lead Hazard Standards

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is one of several organizations that have joined forces to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court for failing to establish adequate protective lead hazard standards for older housing and child-occupied facilities. Continue Reading →

CDC Offers Summer Safety Tips From Harlem To Hollywood

The agency wants consumers to be aware of seasonal risks

With the temperatures rising and school nearing its end, many folks in Harlem will be getting ready for vacations, time spent by the pool, and tons more downtime. Continue Reading →

EPA Announces Available Funding To Improve Drinking Water From Harlem To Hollywood

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of nearly $87 million in grant funding to assist states, tribes, and territories with improving drinking water. New York is eligible to receive up to $3.7 million in available funding. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressional Member Adriano Espaillat Statement On Earth Day

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of Earth Day, which has been celebrated since 1970 to encourage efforts to protect and preserve the environment. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton Blasts Trump’s ‘Wicked’ Budget

Rev. Al Sharpton used his weekly rally on Saturday to assail what he called “the immorality” of President Donald Trump’s preliminary budget proposal, and to urge his followers to organize in opposition to its program-slashing designs. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Health Department “Know Before You Go” Free Text Alert Service

mark levine 2With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the Health Department’s “Know Before You Go” free text alert service.  Continue Reading →

Health Department Updates Guidance On Zika Virus Prevention

160202170607-zika-virus-sexually-transmitted-dnt-gupta-lead-00013808-exlarge-169Today the City’s Health Department updated its guidance for New Yorkers (from Harlem to Hollis) regarding prevention of the Zika virus. Our main message remains: pregnant women or those considering becoming pregnant should postpone travel to affected countries. Continue Reading →

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