A dozen city buildings have been slapped with fines, after a newspaper investigation discovered contaminants in their rooftop water tanks.
The American Lung Association is out with its “State of the Air” survey, which grades every county in the nation on its air quality and ozone levels.
An environmental group believes sensitive Long Island land is being contaminated by cars damaged during superstorm Sandy.
Federal rules required the city to build the $1.6 billion cover over Hillview Reservoir to protect it from contaminants. Local officials said it wasn’t necessary and the city is already building a new ultraviolet plant to disinfect tap water.