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Westchester County Executive George Latimer holds press conference calling for reopening of Kensico Dam Road
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The head of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has turned down a request from the Westchester County executive to move toward opening a road that was closed after the 9/11 attacks.

NYC DEP Bypass Tunnel Connects To Dutchess

Aug 17, 2019
Courtesy of the NYC DEP

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has reached a milestone in its $1 billion effort to repair leaks in the longest tunnel in the world.

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection on Friday released the final version of updated water recreation rules. The rules apply to water supply properties in Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties.

DEP Bypass Tunnel Reaches Midpoint

Nov 30, 2018
Courtesy of NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Construction of a Hudson River tunnel has reached the halfway mark. The tunnel is part of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s largest repair project ever.

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection says it has made operational adjustments in anticipation of heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Florence.

NYC DEP Plans Major Westchester Project

Jul 16, 2018
Courtesy of NYC Department of Environmental Protection

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has announced plans for a major tunneling project in Westchester County. It will be New York City’s largest water-supply tunneling effort in Westchester since the 1940s.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has a new way to combat invasive species. The DEP installed a boot brush station at the foot of a trail in Delaware County. It is believed to be the first such station in the Catskills. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne was there for the ribbon cutting and community hike.

The Catskill Center and New York City Department of Environmental Protection have preserved their first parcel of land under a new program.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has started a major phase of its largest repair project ever. Officials visited a shaft construction site in Orange County on Friday to mark the start of tunneling for a bypass tunnel across the Hudson River. Beginning this week, construction workers in Newburgh will start lowering the tunnel-boring machine that will make its way from Orange to Dutchess County.

A delegation of forest supervisors from India is in New York this week to learn about the Catskills watershed. It’s part of a U.S.-India exchange program to help develop solutions for sustainable forest land use in India.

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday announced the start of a project to refurbish a former laboratory building in Ulster County.

Courtesy of NYC DEP

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has announced that work has begun on a $7 million project to replace two bridges near the Rondout Reservoir in Sullivan County.