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Most household wipes don't break down in pipes. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Household Wipes Clogging Up Sewers, Cost Taxpayers Millions

Household wipes may be convenient, but they’re costing taxpayers big bucks.

09/27/2013

Neighbors say spills at this sewage treatment plant Bay Park are creating a serious odor problem. (Credit CBS 2)

South Shore Residents Make A Stink Over Spills At Sewage Treatment Plant

Two-hundred gallons of diesel oil spilled when a pressurized hose blew during a fuel delivery that was meant to supply temporary outdoor generators on Thursday. The spill resulted in an unbearable odor.

09/19/2013

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn (credit: http://legis.suffolkcountyny.gov)

Lawmakers Fight Bill To Send Fracking Wastewater To L.I. Sewage Treatment Plant

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn and Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne Horsley say a sewage treatment plant in West Babylon should not become a dumping site for hydraulic fracturing – or hydro-fracking.

02/26/2012