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After agreement, pols make late push for LI water protection act

Lawmakers have ironed out their differences on a bill to protect Long Island watersheds from pollution, boosting its chances of passage during the final week of the legislative session.

Assemb. Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) and Sen. Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) on Tuesday submitted a new version of a proposal called the “Long Island Water Quality Control Act.” It would require the state...

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