A contestant competes in the NYSEA Surfing contest How clean is your beach?
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Amanda Comando, an assistant supervising chemist at the Suffolk County Water Authority
A glass is filled with Long Island tap LI water violations
This 2009 graphic based on information from the Graphics: Evolution of LI's water quality
High levels of toxic waste found near Bethpage well

High levels of a potential carcinogen have been found in groundwater in Bethpage near a former naval industrial site, and local water districts worry that public-supply wells could be affected.