Mount Vernon Faces Fines From EPA As Sewage Flows Into Hutchinson RiverA polluted river, a leaking sewage system, and an ongoing lack of political will have left a Westchester County community in hot water.
Raw Sewage Still Plagues Long Island Homes 5 Weeks After SandyIt was one of the most dangerous environmental side effects of Superstorm Sandy – crippled sewage treatment plants sent raw waste into homes.
Some Staten Island Residents Concerned Sandy Brought Raw Sewage Into Their HomesRep. Michael Grimm has stepped in on behalf of his constituents on Jefferson Avenue, asking the city's Department of Environmental Protection to investigate.
Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island's South ShoreThe 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.
Far Rockaway Family, Neighbors Living A Raw Sewage HorrorImagine 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.
Health Officials Lift Pollution Advisory For Hudson RiverOfficials announced that all water recreational activities, including kayaking, swimming and water skiing, can resume on the Hudson River and surrounding waters.
Hudson River Safe For Swimming In Westchester CountyThe Westchester County Health Department has lifted its advisory for the Hudson River in Westchester.