New York State Court of Appeals Flu vaccine City Administrative Code – Separation of powers – Preemption Garcia, et al. v. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, et al. No. 64 Judge Stein Background: The respondents appealed arguing that it was in error to enjoin enforcement of the respondent’s amendments to the New York City Health Code mandating ... … [Read more...] about Court of Appeals – Flu vaccine: Garcia, et al. v. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, et al.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Move over, Pizza Rat: A pair of goats became the latest members of the animal kingdom to seize their 15 minutes of social media fame in New York City when they wandered onto subway tracks on Monday, forcing trains to be rerouted. “Two very baaaaad boys” read the caption on a Twitter photo of two black and white goats discovered cruising the N line subway tracks in Brooklyn at about 10:30 a.m. The runaways managed to elude police and animal control workers until 12:45 p.m., when they were finally apprehended, said Andrei Berman, spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs New York’s subway system, one of the world’s largest. “A new one for us (we think): Two goats are roaming along the N line tracks in Brooklyn,” the MTA tweeted. Trains were rerouted to the subway’s D line during the capture effort, he said. Twitter reaction moved faster than New York’s problem-plagued subway, with most … [Read more...] about Goats on the track: New York City subway encounters new obstacles
By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk NEW YORK — Ewe won’t believe this, but New York City commuters were treated to the sight of two goats on the loose on outdoor railroad tracks Monday morning, The New York Daily News reported. >> Read more trending news “A new one for us (we think),” NYC Transit tweeted shortly before 11:30 a.m.The goats delayed commuter trains in Brooklyn, the Daily News reported. Several trains had to be diverted, the newspaper reported.The goats were finally removed safely by the New York Police Department, NYC Transit tweeted, noting earlier that they were “Two very baaaaad boys.” Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Argument over Walmart parking space leaves 1 dead; suspect ID'd 2 BREAKING: Body of missing kayaker found at Georgia lake 3 Woman critical after jumping on MARTA tracks to save … [Read more...] about Two baaaaad goats delay New York City train service
Two goats were spotted wandering on New York City subway tracks. (MTA) It was just another baaaaad commute for a duo of New York City transit riders. Subway officials were surprised Monday when they caught a pair of goats wandering the tracks in Brooklyn. The four-legged animals were walking on the tracks for the N line for about two hours before New York City police were able to safely remove them. A new one for us (we think): Two goats are roaming along the N line tracks in Brooklyn. They’re safe and not currently affecting service, but they are on the run. We’ll keep you posted.— NYCT Subway (@NYCTSubway) August 20, 2018 "The goats have been removed from the tracks by NYPD, and service is resuming. We thank ewe for your patience," MTA officials tweeted. The MTA tweeted earlier that the goats were not impacting train service, but were "on the run." New York City police officers were at the scene trying to get the goats off the tracks. … [Read more...] about Goats caught roaming New York City subway tracks
POLITICS 08/20/2018 01:11 pm ET Legislation announced Monday focuses on big buildings, and it could set a new standard for cities around the world. By Alexander C. Kaufman A top New York City lawmaker announced a bill Monday to mandate dramatic energy use cuts in big buildings, by far the biggest source of carbon dioxide, in a historic move that could set a new standard for cities around the world. The legislation plans to require the city’s largest buildings to reduce energy use by 20 percent by 2030, as well as to set a framework for increasing the cuts by 40 percent to 60 percent by 2050. Combined with projected increases for renewable energy capacity on the power grid, the city could reduce its climate-warming emissions by 80 percent. Electricity and heating in buildings make up nearly 70 percent of the city’s climate pollution, with luxury towers producing the lion’s share. “The low-hanging fruit is gone,” City … [Read more...] about New York City Just Took Historic Step Toward Cutting Its Top Source Of Climate Pollution