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Greening the Bronx

Joan Greenbaum (center), co-coordinator of the PSC Environmental Health and Safety Watchdogs, presents the group’s second annual Environmental Justice Award to Harry Bubbins (second from right), director of Friends of Brook Park (FBP) in the South Bronx. FBP has created a garden refuge in a neighborhood plagued by high childhood asthma rates. It also runs a youth kayaking program while advocating for increased shorefront access in the area. Bubbins was nominated for the award by students at BCC. For more, see