The August 8 subway flood brought to light ongoing infrastructure and weather challenges facing New York City. But city government and environmentalists were already working to solve them.  Click here to watch an audio slideshow about how the Bloomberg Administration wants to meet the challenges, and what activists and experts think of their plan.

   
 

The Solaire, an environmentally friendly apartment building in Battery Park City, treats wastewater on-site and captures storm water for non-potable uses. Click here to watch an audio slideshow about this pioneering system.

 

The Cleanup