Long Island Pine Barrens Society
A new water pollution study on Long Island claims nitrogen levels in the ground and surface water have become critically high.
There is a plan to clear 55 acres of forest on Long Island to create an auction site for vehicles damaged by superstorm Sandy, but there is a battle over the plan.
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.