Articles written by: Bernard L. Stein

Environment / News

Hunts Point sewer plant to get a makeover

By Joe Hirsch The city has decided not to build two 13-story story towers with a space age profile at the giant sewer plant on the East River next door to Barretto Point Park—for the time being. Instead, it will refurbish the existing silos, using funds from President Obama’s […]


Polluters will pay to keep Bronx River clean

Polluters will pay to keep Bronx River clean

The Point Community Development Corp. will be able to plant a green roof to trap rainwater and cool its building on Garrison Avenue, and the Bronx River Alliance will begin a pilot program to cut down on the amount of storm water contaminating the Bronx River, thanks to funds from […]