EPA

Radioactive Ridgewood site added to Superfund list
Radioactive Ridgewood site added to Superfund list
Southwest Queens Courier Staff 5/08/2014 at 2:47PM

After months of planning, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday that a radioactive Ridgewood site has been added to the federal Superfund list, allowing the agency to further look into the site to reduce radiation levels.

Radioactive Ridgewood site may get cleaned up
Radioactive Ridgewood site may get cleaned up
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 11/13/2013 at 1:36PM

People that live and work around a radioactive Ridgewood site may not have to worry for much longer. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering making the area inclusive of 1129 to 1135 Irving Avenue a Superfund site to clean up radioactive contamination seeping from underground, and the agency has already taken some steps to [...]

Experts say Manhattan Project site is no cause for concern
Experts say Manhattan Project site is no cause for concern
News Billy Rennison 11/21/2012 at 8:25AM

A Ridgewood site, once involved in the Manhattan Project, has emitted radiation for more than 80 years, leading to fears of increased risks of cancer. Trace amounts of radiation were found at the former site of the Wolff Alport Chemical Company along Irving Avenue in Ridgewood, prompting city, state and federal agencies to take action [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/26/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 75. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 63. Winds from the WSW at 10 to [...]

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 12:44PM

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man Anthony Weiner wanted to do more than share his crotch shots with women online, his former X-rated chat buddy claims. Traci Nobles, who came forward as one of the New York politician’s sexting partners earlier this year, told Radaronline.com that he wanted to have a threesome [...]

Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
News Michael Pantelidis 10/26/2011 at 12:28PM

Indifference to filth and pollution for over a century has mutated Newtown Creek into more of a beast than a beauty. Beginning in the mid-1800s, contaminants were spewed into Newtown Creek by more than 50 refineries that called the waterway home, including sawmills, lumber and coal yards, fertilizer and glue factories, petrochemical plants and oil [...]