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Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

Lake Lucille

Rockland Town Residents: Construction Site Is Ruining Our Water

Residents of a Rockland County town say the water now flowing into a nearby reservoir is a muddy mess, and runoff from a construction project is being blamed.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

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Reservoir Water Pits Big Apple Against Farm County

At their heaviest, the water discharges can stir up sediment and turn the creek brown, spoiling trout fishing and bothering farmers who use the water for irrigation.

01/15/2011

The Hudson River and Manhattan are seen from Liberty State Park- Jersey City, NJ - Oct 11, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

EPA Issues New PCB Hudson River Dredging Rules For GE

General Electric must remove more PCB-tainted sediment from the Hudson River and will have to take better samples of the river bottom when it resumes dredging in the spring, the EPA said.

12/17/2010