DEP Announces Incentive Credit for Autopay Enrollment

On August 16, 2023, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced a $100 incentive credit for customers who enroll in autopay by November 15th.The goal of the program is to reduce the amount of physical paper bills given to customers by using autopay and help keep accounts current. Currently, approximately 12 percent, or 100,000 customers, are enrolled in autopay.

W Hotel cited for grease traps violation

The W New York ordered to install 19 new grease traps. On November 3, 2016, a Department of Environmental Protection officer found that the grease interceptors at the W Hotel at 541 Lexington Ave., Manhattan did not conform to DEP’s standards. The inspector directed the hotel owner to install and maintain properly-sized grease interceptors in seventeen designated locations on the first and second floor at the hotel. On March 1, 2017, a DEP officer … <Read More>

Hydroelectric Power Plant to Provide for City

New hydroelectric power plant for City to be erected at reservoir in Cannonsville, NY. On September 16, 2014, Emily Lloyd, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, announced that a standing ninety five billion gallon reservoir one hundred and twenty miles northwest of New York City in Cannonsville, NY will be outfitted with four turbines to generate clean electric energy for the City. This is New York State’s largest hydroelectric project … <Read More>