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New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

SIM-26: Natural Resources Protective Association Collection

Identifier: SIM-26
Abstract Lou Figurelli (9/5/1928-11/5/1994), a commercial fisherman and sportsman who lived on a boat in Lemon Creek on the Coast of Staten Island was an activist in the fight to protect Raritan Bay and Lower New York Harbor. He founded the Natural Resources Protective Association (NRPA) in 1977, of which James Scarcella was later president. This collection includes materials from the era of Figurelli’s leadership, but mostly consists of papers documenting the activities of NRPA during Scarcella’s...
Dates: 1977 - 2015

SIM-39: Interstate Environmental Commission Records

Identifier: SIM-39
Abstract The Interstate Environmental Commission Records document nearly 100 years of environmental monitoring of the air and water conditions in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. This collection contains laboratory and field records, river and harbor water quality surveys, standards development working documents, legal files for cases in which the IEC was involved, materials on Fresh Kills Landfill, public statements, and many maps of the area. Areas of focus also include air quality and odors,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934 - 2018