Residents want better water quality, lower rates
About a dozen residents rallied Sunday outside the Nassau County Legislature for improved water quality and to bring an end ...
Bill to make EPA set drinking water standards
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a bill Thursday that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set drinking water standards ...
Officials call for carcinogen protections
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, state and Suffolk County officials on Saturday pressed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set a ...
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 ...
Experts: Plan could contaminate LI water
Experts fear LI's purest, most protected source of drinking water could become contaminated and infused with saltwater.
Feds to reimburse $4M spent on sewage
New York's two U.S. senators announced Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse Nassau County more than $4 ...
Suffolk studies system to replace cesspools
Suffolk County will study the prospect of installing high-tech wastewater treatment systems in Orient to replace cesspools and septic tanks ...
Tour of nitrogen-polluted river precedes talk of solutions
Policymakers and scientists went on a boat tour of the Forge River in Mastic Wednesday morning, surveying the nitrogen-polluted waterway ...
Bill would ban fracking fluid on LI
The sale and use of liquid waste from hydraulic fracturing will be banned in Suffolk County under an aquifer-protection bill ...
DEC probes contaminated LI drinking-water well
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is launching an investigation to find the source of the refrigerant contaminating a drinking-water ...