A quick fix, which would have the waste taken off the island by railcars, has to be approved by the Department of Environmental Conservation.
Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
The first phase of the plan is to install sewer systems under more than 10,000 homes near the Forge River, the Connetquot River and the Carlls River.
A new water pollution study on Long Island claims nitrogen levels in the ground and surface water have become critically high.
The study, which included numerous maps and exhibits, did not identify any potential buyers for the 843-acre property located about 100 miles east of New York City.
This is the weekend to properly dispose of those old, unused and expired medications without putting your drinking water at risk.
Increasing trace amounts of pesticides are showing up in the drinking water on Long Island, but despite calls for a pesticide ban, public officials denied Tuesday that there is any health threat.
A Citizens Campaign for the Environment survey showed 51 percent of the 59 facilities it more than half of Suffolk County’s medical facilities are flushing their unused and expired medications down the toilet.
If it’s breached, don’t fix it. That was the message Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) had for New York lawmakers at a public hearing Wednesday regarding “New Inlet.”
If you are going to put your groceries in a paper or plastic bag, Vivian Viloria-Fisher wants to put a 5-cent charge on every bag you use.
The Long Island Power Authority’s Edge program calls on 36,000 volunteers to raise air conditioner temperature levels and shut off pool pumps during peak energy use times, like during a heat wave.
When it comes to BYOB – bring your own bags – the Citizens Campaign for the Environment says some Westchester County grocery stores are helping out the cause.
For the 12th straight year, Suffolk County has received a failing grade from the American Lung Association for having the worst ozone pollution in New York.
If you’ve got a bag at home, one county wants you to bring it with you when you shop.