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Water quality on Long Island

Amanda Comando, an assistant supervising chemist at the

Amanda Comando, an assistant supervising chemist at the Suffolk County Water Authority, works in a lab extracting pharmaceuticals from drinking water. (Sept. 15, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

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What is the biggest challenge facing environmentalists trying to save LI's threatened water system?

Nitrogen pollution from septic systems Too much polluted water runoff Weak environmental protections for the region Lack of water quality education

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