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City Violated Environmental Law in Construction of Bronx School

The New York Court of Appeals ruled that the New York City violated environmental law by building a school on contaminated land without releasing a long-term monitoring plan. DNA Info reports that an organization called the Bronx Committee for Toxic Free Schools won its case at a Mott Haven site that houses several schools.

New York State requires be a plan to minimize students’ and teachers’ exposure to toxins.



  • A novel approach by a Bronx charter school

    Principal Aaron Gillaspie emphasizes the importance of college with regalia and song among kindergarden, first, and second graders at Brilla College Prep in the South Bronx. The New York Post Reports.

  • Bronx man fatally crushed by security gate

    A 79-year-old man, known as an ice cream entrepreneur, was fatally crushed when a security gate fell on him at his Bronx store Friday. NBC New York reports.

  • Footage of Bronx shooting released

    Police released video footage of a shooting that took place in the Bronx on Monday. Three men attacked two teens and shot one of them in the leg at E. 174th Street and Eastburn Avenue. The New York Post reports.

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