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Bay Shore Residents Raise A Stink About Sewage Smell

The storm is over, but there’s a new problem in the air for Long Island residents

08/15/2014

A city official said the Gowanus Canal is most likely not to blame for sewage backing into homes in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (Credit: Getty Images)

Park Slope Residents Gripe About Grime Backing Up In Pipes

Residents in Park Slope, Brooklyn, just blocks away from the Gowanus Canal, are complaining that a nasty brown substance is backing up into their sinks and toilets.

07/21/2014

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

A no swimming sign is seen at a beach in Mamaroneck on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Health Officials Close Some Beaches Due To Sewage Leak

County health officials have issued an advisory urging all recreational boaters and swimmers to avoid the Long Island Sound until further notice.

07/16/2013

A city official said the Gowanus Canal is most likely not to blame for sewage backing into homes in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (Credit: Getty Images)

Proposed Sewage Tank Threatens Future Of Popular Gowanus Pool

The ‘Double D’ pool, as it has become known, exists amid blocks of post-industrial landscape, just a stones throw away from the Gowanus Canal; the pool has been a vital resource for families and children for decades.

06/29/2013

Park Slope Sewage Leak

Park Slope Homeowners Fit To Be Tied Over Seeping Sewage

Some homes in Park Slope, Brooklyn, have been left in a state of disgusting disarray, after gallons of sewer water seeped in.

05/13/2013

Flooded street -- Park Ave. Hoboken (John Montone/1010 WINS)

Tempers Rise With Floodwaters As Hoboken Residents Demand Solution To Sewage Problem

In 2012, Sandy filled the streets and basements of Hoboken with water, that was followed by a slew of water-main breaks, and finally a series of flash floods brought on by heavy rain, that left many residents pumping out their homes once again.

05/09/2013

The coast guard picks up a football from the water on October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Study: Sandy Dumped 11B Gallons Of Sewage Into Waterways

The sewage spilled into surrounding waters and even some city streets, most of it in New York City and northern New Jersey.

04/30/2013

Crews work to repair a broken sewer pipe in Tarrytown on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ruptured Sewage Pipe Repaired; Green Light Given To Ironman Competition

On Friday afternoon officials announced that the Hudson river swim advisory would be lifted by 11 p.m. Officials with the U.S. Ironman Triathlon announced Saturday’s race will go forward — complete with the swim — as planned.

08/10/2012

Hudson River near Tarrytown. (credit: CBS 2)

Hudson River Sewage Release Might Impact ‘Ironman’ Triathlon

The rupture at the 40-year-old pipe on Wednesday afternoon required a partial system shutdown, which means raw sewage can’t make it to the treatment plant in Yonkers.

08/09/2012

Hudson River (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass/ WCBS 880)

Westchester County Health Officials: Avoid Contact With Hudson River For Time Being

The Westchester County Department of Health is advising people who use the Hudson River waters for recreational purposes to avoid direct contact with the water from Croton Point Park and points south until further notice.

08/08/2012

Generic Plane File Photo (credit: Getty images)

L.I. Couple Wants Answers After Lavatory Leak From Overhead Plane

“It was oily in substance, blackish-greenish oil. I thought it was hydraulic fluid,” said resident Artie Hughes.

02/26/2012

A utility crew is seen at work in Lewisboro, NY - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Irene Disaster Declaration For Upstate New York Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.

08/31/2011

The Bronx River Parkway by Exit 10B in Yonkers (credit: Facebook fan pic by Kathryn MacDonald)

Westchester And Rockland Counties Still Cleaning Up After Irene

Days after Hurricane Irene made her way north, things in New York City’s northern suburbs are still not back to normal.

08/30/2011

Hudson River (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass/ WCBS 880)

Riverkeeper: Hudson River Often Unsafe For Swimming

While the water looks pristine, Riverkeeper says raw sewage pollutes the Hudson River from Manhattan to Troy, often making it unsafe for swimming.

08/09/2011

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