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Sweeney hailed, Zeldin panned in enviros' report card
Assemb. Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) notched the highest score of any Long Island state legislator in this year’s EPL / Environmental Advocates Report Card, while Sen. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) had the lowest.
Sweeney scored 95 out of 100, earning him one of two “Tip of the Hat” awards handed out by the activists. Citing Sweeney’s bill to curtail invasive species and one to mandate local reporting...