Water Quality

Margo Pellegrino (Credit: Blue Frontier Campaign)

New Jersey Woman Raising Awareness About Water Quality With NJ-Chicago Canoe Trip

Margo Pellegrino plans to do about 40 miles a day and along the way, she’ll be raising awareness of environmental conservation.


Margo Pellegrino (Credit: Blue Frontier Campaign)

N.J. Mother Returns From 9-Day Canoe Trip To Raise Awareness About Water Quality

The mother of two from Medford Lakes paddled from Trenton, down around Cape May and up the coastline to raise awareness about water quality.


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Feds May Fine Westchester County For Missing Water Quality Improvement Deadline

Westchester County may face legal action and have to pay up $150,000 a month in fines to the U.S. Justice Department, after missing a deadline to improve water treatment in White Plains and Scarsdale.


Gray skies over the beach on Coney Island on Memorial Day Weekend (Credit WCBS 880 Monica Miller)

Report: Nearly 1,900 Beach Closings, Advisories Issued In NY & NJ Last Summer

The National Resources Defense Council is out with its 23rd annual beachwater quality report.


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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.


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Officials To Westchester: Boil Your Water

The alert affects Briarcliff, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Grasslands Reservation, Elmsford, Irvington, Hawthorne, Valhalla, and Thornwood.


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Study: NY’s Regulatory System Gets D+

The independent report questions the whole decision-making process in New York’s penchant for regulation of businesses.



Report: Closings, Warnings Increase At NY Beaches

NEW YORK — New York beaches saw an increase last year in the number of days with health-related advisories.

CBS 2–07/28/2010