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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announces water quality initiatives (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Bellone: Long Island’s Water Quality Is No. 1 Priority Of My Administration

A new water pollution study on Long Island claims nitrogen levels in the ground and surface water have become critically high.

01/23/2014

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Rockland County Prepping To Improve Water Quality

More than a dozen municipalities in Rockland County are dividing up a $750,000 grant to improve water quality in the area.

03/13/2011

Map Of New Jersey (AP)

Report: Development Killing NJ Waterways

Rapid development is killing New Jersey’s waterways by dumping tons of fertilizer, pesticides and other pollutants into rivers, bays and the Atlantic Ocean, according to a report released Wednesday by the state’s leading environmental groups.

12/08/2010