LI's environmental concerns: Where do we go from here?
Web linksFuture of Long Island: Environment
Looking at six of Long Island's environmental concerns, where they stand, and how to solve them.
Clean drinking water
PROBLEM: Long Island’s water comes from underground aquifers. Groundwater is vulnerable to gasoline and chemical spills, some dating back to the Cold War. Septic systems and fertilizer have also led to high nitrogen levels in parts of Suffolk.