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Long Island Post-Sandy Sewage

Raw Sewage Still Plagues Long Island Homes 5 Weeks After Sandy

It was one of the most dangerous environmental side effects of Superstorm Sandy – crippled sewage treatment plants sent raw waste into homes.

12/04/2012

Muck in the street in Dongan Hills (credit: CBS 2)

Some Staten Island Residents Concerned Sandy Brought Raw Sewage Into Their Homes

Rep. Michael Grimm has stepped in on behalf of his constituents on Jefferson Avenue, asking the city’s Department of Environmental Protection to investigate.

11/19/2012

Street Buckled Due To Sewage Inundation (credit: CBS 2)

Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island’s South Shore

The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.

11/12/2012

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Far Rockaway Family, Neighbors Living A Raw Sewage Horror

Imagine having to worry that ever time it rains that the smell of raw sewage will waft into your home. That’s what one resident said he’s been living with for years– and he wants help.

08/04/2011

The Hudson River in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Health Officials Lift Pollution Advisory For Hudson River

Officials announced that all water recreational activities, including kayaking, swimming and water skiing, can resume on the Hudson River and surrounding waters.

07/29/2011

The Hudson River is seen from Westchester County - Jul 13, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Hudson River Safe For Swimming In Westchester County

The Westchester County Health Department has lifted its advisory for the Hudson River in Westchester.

07/27/2011