Jessica Dailey

 

Jessica is a Brooklyn-based freelance journalist. A Pittsburgh native, she moved to New York to pursue her love of writing. She holds bachelor’s degrees in English and Art History from the University of Pittsburgh and received her master’s from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She loves reporting on art, food, and the green community in New York City. When she’s not searching for the next best story, she spends her time foraging at Greenmarkets, whipping up new recipes, and exploring the city’s endless art scene.

Jessica Dailey
Raw Sewage is Flowing into NYC’s Hudson River Due to Treatment Plant Fire

Raw Sewage is Flowing into NYC’s Hudson River Due to Treatment Plant Fire

Watch out New York! We may be melting because of the intense heat wave right now, but stay away from the water. A four alarm blaze at the North River Wastewater Plant has caused the plant to be

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Yellowstone Oil Spill Reveals Serious Lack of Oversight in Pipeline Industry

Yellowstone Oil Spill Reveals Serious Lack of Oversight in Pipeline Industry

Three weeks have passed since an Exxon Mobil pipeline burst, sending 1,000 barrels of oil into the Yellowstone River, and now the incident has brought to light some startling facts. For

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New Study Explains Chemical Makeup of the Gulf Oil Spill Plume

New Study Explains Chemical Makeup of the Gulf Oil Spill Plume

It's been more than a year since an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon caused the worst offshore oil spill in the history of the United States, sending some 5 million barrels of oil into the

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ANNOUNCING: The Winner of Method’s Get Clean Sweepstakes!

ANNOUNCING: The Winner of Method’s Get Clean Sweepstakes!

We brought you a series of tips and tricks for green cleaning your kitchen, bathroom, and closet as part of Method's Get Clean! Sweepstakes - and now we are thrilled to announce the winner!

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BP Pipeline Ruptures, Spews Oil Onto Alaskan Tundra

BP Pipeline Ruptures, Spews Oil Onto Alaskan Tundra

Sigh. Yet another oil spill has ravaged America's great outdoors. As recovery crews work tirelessly along the Yellowstone River to clean up the mess caused by ExxonMobil's damaged pipeline, a BP

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Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

If there is something that we can be sure of, it's that LEGOs really can be used to build just about anything. From computers and cameras to animals and robots, we've seen our favorite building

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House Passes Amendment Banning Enforcement of the Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

House Passes Amendment Banning Enforcement of the Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Well that certainly was a short lived victory. Just last Wednesday, we were celebrating the House of Representative's rejection of the BULB Act, a bill that would put a stop to the light bulb

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Storm King Art Center: A 500-Acre Outdoor Museum Set in New York’s Hudson Valley

Storm King Art Center: A 500-Acre Outdoor Museum Set in New York’s Hudson Valley

If you're looking for a relaxing summer getaway, you'll be hard pressed to find a location more unique and exquisite than the Storm King Art Center in New York's Hudson Valley. Located on a lush

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Lutron Unveils Energy-Saving Dimmer Switch for CFL and LED Bulbs

Lutron Unveils Energy-Saving Dimmer Switch for CFL and LED Bulbs

Despite the Republican party's best, yet misguided efforts, incandescent bulbs are on their way out. Energy-efficient lighting like CFLs and LEDs are fast becoming the norm, and it was only a

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Exxon Plans to Drain Remaining Oil From Failed Yellowstone Pipeline

Exxon Plans to Drain Remaining Oil From Failed Yellowstone Pipeline

A full two weeks have passed since an Exxon Mobil pipeline near Laurel, Montana burst and spilled some 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River. Clean-up efforts are underway, and

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Japan’s Prime Minister Calls for Complete Phase Out of Nuclear Power

Japan’s Prime Minister Calls for Complete Phase Out of Nuclear Power

Four months after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan triggering the worst nuclear energy crisis since Chernobyl, the country's Prime Minister has finally addressed Japan's energy future. In a

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Montana Governor Questions ExxonMobil’s Oil Spill Estimates & Clean Up Methods

Montana Governor Questions ExxonMobil’s Oil Spill Estimates & Clean Up Methods

It's been nearly two weeks since an Exxon pipeline cracked sending tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River, and the recovery efforts have raised many red flags.

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Repealing Light Bulb Efficiency Standards Would Cost Americans $12.5 Billion

Repealing Light Bulb Efficiency Standards Would Cost Americans $12.5 Billion

Since the idea was first put forth last fall, we have been closely following the quest of U.S. Republicans to repeal the energy efficiency standards for light bulbs. Introduced by Representative

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U.S. Energy Dept. Gives $105M to Make Fuel From Corn Waste

U.S. Energy Dept. Gives $105M to Make Fuel From Corn Waste

In an effort to reduce our dependency on foreign oil, the U.S. has been working to ramp up its plant-based ethanol production in recent years, and while we're falling short of Congress's 500

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Deserted UK Tin Mine Transformed into 1.4MW Solar Power Plant

Deserted UK Tin Mine Transformed into 1.4MW Solar Power Plant

An out of use tin mine in the south west of England is on its way to becoming a hotspot for renewable energy. Earlier today, more than 5,600 solar panels on the site were fired up by

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Nosigner’s Lunar LED Lamp Places the Light of the Moon in Your Hands

Nosigner’s Lunar LED Lamp Places the Light of the Moon in Your Hands

If you've ever been told to reach for the moon, we have the perfect light for you. Japanese designer Nosigner has created a gorgeous spherical lamp that puts the whole moon in the palm of your

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Dwell on Design Brings the Best in Green Design to Los Angeles This Weekend!

Dwell on Design Brings the Best in Green Design to Los Angeles This Weekend!

From electric vehicle test drives to fully-built sustainable homes, the best green designs will be landing in Los Angeles starting TODAY for Dwell on Design 2011. The annual design extravaganza

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Tesla Motors Announces It Will Stop Production of the Roadster Electric Sports Car

Tesla Motors Announces It Will Stop Production of the Roadster Electric Sports Car

If you've been pinching your pennies to save up for a Tesla Roadster electric sports car, it's time to cash in your savings. Tesla Motors announced that it is stopping production of its popular

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FDA Unveils “Scary” New Anti-Smoking Packaging for Cigarettes

FDA Unveils “Scary” New Anti-Smoking Packaging for Cigarettes

Take your pick: Would you rather buy something with an image of blackened, rotting lungs or a mother blowing smoke on her baby? If you are one of 50 million Americans who smoke, you will soon be

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Germany May Build First Wind Power-Storing Coal Mines in the World

Germany May Build First Wind Power-Storing Coal Mines in the World

It's a classic story line in sustainability: dirty tech goes green. We've seen coal mines transformed into geothermal energy stores and dirty plants become gorgeous green buildings. Now, for

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Paper Punk: Recyclable Paper Blocks for Kids Ages 6 to 99

Paper Punk: Recyclable Paper Blocks for Kids Ages 6 to 99

Design guru and entrepreneur Grace Hawthorne has spent the last 15 years of her life encouraging people to be creative and make things with their hands. Her new Paper Punk project, a fun

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Zaha Hadid’s Undulating Extension Approved for Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Zaha Hadid’s Undulating Extension Approved for Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Next year, London's acclaimed Serpentine Gallery will welcome a brand new 900 square meter exhibition space designed by Zaha Hadid. Opening just in time for the 2012 Olympics, the new space

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Ditch the Car, Ride the Train: Today is ‘Dump the Pump’ Day!

Ditch the Car, Ride the Train: Today is ‘Dump the Pump’ Day!

When you left your house this morning, did you grab your car keys or your bus pass? We certainly hope it was the latter. After all, today is the sixth annual National Dump the Pump day. Created

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EXCLUSIVE PICS: Section 2 of New York City’s High Line Park Opens!

EXCLUSIVE PICS: Section 2 of New York City’s High Line Park Opens!

We have been jumping out of our skin waiting for Section 2 of the High Line to open in New York City, and today we finally got a first look inside! The second section was unveiled during an

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HOW TO: Make Your Own Produce Bag From an Old T-Shirt

HOW TO: Make Your Own Produce Bag From an Old T-Shirt

You know that coffee-stained vintage t-shirt that you just can't bare to part with even though it's completely unwearable? Give it a new life as an adorable, practical produce bag. Delia Randall

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14 Green Father’s Day Gifts for Fashion Forward Dads

14 Green Father’s Day Gifts for Fashion Forward Dads

Father's Day is only a week away, and it's time to show Dad that you really care. What better way to say "Thanks for letting me max out your credit" than with a necktie made from reclaimed

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Marine Conservation Group Blue Ventures Wins 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Marine Conservation Group Blue Ventures Wins 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Blue Ventures, a conservation organization that works to protect marine ecosystems while improving the lives of the people depending on them, has just been named the winner of the 2011

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Nourishment Lamp Takes the Lead in the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

Nourishment Lamp Takes the Lead in the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

Our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition is nearing its end, but the battle for the best is still raging on. In fact, Carolyn Joan Lau's Nourishment Lamp has just shot to the top of the

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Pure Air: Prius Solar Power Ventilation System Modified to Clean Air in Huts

Pure Air: Prius Solar Power Ventilation System Modified to Clean Air in Huts

Witmer's inspiration from the idea came from his many camping trips where he cooks over open fires. Even though he cooks outdoors, the smoke from the fire still burns his eyes and irritates his

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Rapid Prototyping Brings ‘Ideas for Good’ to Life at CMU

Rapid Prototyping Brings ‘Ideas for Good’ to Life at CMU

Toyota's Ideas for Good challenge began just seven months ago when the company opened up five of its most innovative technologies and asked people to come up with ways they could be used outside

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