Environment

Everyone who has a common interest in Mother Earth is aware of Earth Day and more than likely hip to the strained relationship between politics and…

Almost a year ago, President Obama announced that his administration would embark on an ambitious initiative he called “My Brother’s Keeper.” The intention was to get…

Growing up, AmaRece Davis (pictured) didn’t have the most-positive outlook. In fact, it was the same outlook as most of the young men in Homewood,…

  CNN correspondent Soledad O’Brien has been in the trenches reporting on Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the East Coast. She joined the TJMS today to update you on the status of the storm and its impact on cities in the area. Click here to listen

New Yorkers, guzzle as many gigantic sodas as you can now, for they will soon be much harder to find in the city — except at 7-11 stores. Mayor Bloomberg’s appointees on the city Board of Health approved his big-soda ban Thursday by a vote of 8-0, with one member abstaining. Read More Here (Source: […]

NEW YORK — In 1962, when New York city planners first proposed a sewage treatment plant for the residents and businesses of Manhattan’s West Side, they picked a spot on the Hudson River around 72nd Street. The neighborhood, however, was well on its way to becoming what it is today — the white, upper middle […]

HARLEM — New York City may be forced to dump untreated sewage into the Hudson River after a four-alarm fire erupted on Wednesday at a waste treatment plant on 135th street in Harlem. The fire created a 30-foot plume by noon and burned for three hours, sending employees running out of the plant. Thousands were […]

The time from Thanksgiving (November 27) through Christmas (December 25) is one of the most pollution producing times in our country. During this time we eat more, we spend more, and use more paper & electricity than we do during the year. Here’s some tips on how you can make your holiday festivities fun and […]