Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant Gets Long-Awaited Fix After Flooding Homes, Polluting Water Since Failing During Superstorm SandyAfter years of putrid odors and some of the worst nitrogen pollution in the country, the Bay Park Wastewater Treatment Plant, which serves half-a-million residents in Nassau County, has a long-awaited fix.
Schumer: Extra Federal Funds Found For Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant Outfall PipeFederal money has been found to potentially bring sludge from a sewage treatment plant on Long Island into the ocean instead of local waters, Sen. Charles Schumer announced Monday.
Nassau County Residents Say Noisy Generators Are Rattling Their NervesThe generators were supposed to provide a temporary fix after Superstorm Sandy flooded a sewage treatment plant, but they're still cranking out power and noise.
Long Island Leaders Push For Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant ProjectLocal leaders are urging the federal government to come through with money for a much-needed sewage treatment plant project on Long Island.
NYS To Fund Major Water, Sewage Projects On Long IslandGov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will spend nearly half a billion dollars on Long Island for water and sewage projects, including $383 million to help get homes in Suffolk County hooked up to sewers.
Study: Sandy Dumped 11B Gallons Of Sewage Into WaterwaysThe sewage spilled into surrounding waters and even some city streets, most of it in New York City and northern New Jersey.
Raw Sewage Still Plagues Long Island Homes 5 Weeks After SandyIt was one of the most dangerous environmental side effects of Superstorm Sandy – crippled sewage treatment plants sent raw waste into homes.
Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island's South ShoreThe biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.
Some L.I. Residents Ordered To Conserve Water After Sewage Plant FailureNassau County executive Edward Mangano on Tuesday evening ordered some residents to conserve water, as a major sewage facility for the Long Island county has been shut down following Superstorm Sandy.