Peter S. Green

Peter S. Green

Reporter, Editor, Newsroom Manager

Tax cheats, revolutions, foreign policy, hurricanes, droughts, wars, oysters, New York City and the business of water.

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Crain's New York Business

Dry Cleaner Wage Theft

Part tow of the Dry Cleaning expose- Many workers in dry cleaners are forced to do shift work, which is illegal, and are often paid far below minimum wage. They are often undocumented aliens who are afraid to complain.

Caterpillar bulldozer article
Bloomberg

Tax Whislteblower Series Changes IRS Practice

A series on tax whistleblowers forced the IRS t change the way it treats citizens who bring tax fraud to the service's attention. It also broke the story of Caterpillars multi-billion-dollar tax avoidance plan.

Dryclean article
Crain's New York Business

(Editor) Toxic Dry Cleaners

SABEW-award winning investigation -
Perchloroethylene, used throughout the dry cleaning industry under the name perc, has been a concern for decades, leading to concerns about poisoned workers and environmental health risks

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Crain's New York Business

Reimagining Rikers Island

(Editor) Conceived, assigned and edited this special issue to look at what NYC could do with Rikers Island, 412 acres of waterfront property, if the infamous prison there were to close.

Mobile restaurant being assembled article
Crain's New York Business

(Editor) Inside the underground economy propping up New York City's food carts

Once a path to the American dream, manning hot-dog and coffee carts now traps entrepreneurs in a spiral of low wages and a black market operating in plain sight

West hempstead article
Bloomberg

Kosher Storm Shelter Seeks Minyan

In a kosher shelter setup for SuperStorm Sandy, a lone Jewish man seeks fellowship for prayer.

Bloomberg

Sleeping soldier article
vanwinkles.com

Military Sleep Disorders Are the ...

“Insomnia is the signature illness of military service.”

Caterpillar raid article
Bloomberg

Welles Award for Investigation of IRS Tax Whistleblower Program

A series investigating flaws in the IRS's tax whistleblower program revealed major flaws and led to action on the Senate floor reforming the process.

Cart article
Crain's New York Business

(Editor) Hot dog vendors and coffee carts turn to a black market operating in ...

Hot dog vendors and coffee carts turn to a black ma...

The Street

Peter Green - Authors - TheStreet

Peter Green - Authors - TheStreet

Crain's New York Business

Perchloroethylene, used by New York City dry cleaners under the ...

I edited this investigation of the dangers of dry cleaning and the perils facing dry-cleaning workers and those who live near dry cleaning shops.

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Crain's New York Business

Dan Mooney's Skypicker crane could save millions in construction ...

I edited this investigation of the little crane that could save millions in construction costs, if it weren't for unions and the Department of Buildings.

Fox News

Tapping into Water, Tools to Manage Climate Change and Other Risks

Tapping into Water, Tools to Manage Climate Change ...