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.
The National Resources Defense Council is out with its 23rd annual beachwater quality report.
More than a dozen municipalities in Rockland County are dividing up a $750,000 grant to improve water quality in the area.
The alert affects Briarcliff, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Grasslands Reservation, Elmsford, Irvington, Hawthorne, Valhalla, and Thornwood.
The independent report questions the whole decision-making process in New York’s penchant for regulation of businesses.
NEW YORK — New York beaches saw an increase last year in the number of days with health-related advisories.