New York state could replace electricity from the Indian Point nuclear power plant through improved efficiency and imported hydropower, says a Feb. 23 study by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Riverkeeper.
ENR New York’s 2016 Best Projects awards recognize a collection of diverse work in New York state and New Jersey that relied upon innovative techniques and execution strategies, and that contributed to sustainability and their communities.
The Ocean Breeze Indoor Horse Riding Arena in Staten Island, N.Y., was built through the Dept. of Parks and Recreation and the Dept. of Design and Construction (DDC) for the Helping Others Overcome Personal Handicaps therapeutic riding program that serves New York City’s disabled community.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.