Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Teachers say they are getting sick in the classroom, as a result of a terrible odor. They think they know where the smell is coming from, but nothing has been done to fix the problem.
There is a looming water crisis on Long Island. A new report says excessive lawn watering and pesticide runoff from homes is threatening drinking water, bays and harbors.
Officials revealed this month that the 4.5-mile-by-3.5-mile plume of underground contamination in Bethpage is moving deeper than ever.
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.”
When others will be backyard barbequing this weekend, Kathleen Scheibel said her backyard will be filled with the smell of rotting trash.
It’s a coveted award: best drinking water on Long Island. But even as judges were honoring the best, there was worrisome word that water quality is declining — and it’s blamed on human behavior.
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.