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News Archive: 2017

December

Posted: 12/28/2017
Originally Published: 12/22/2017
5-Cent Fee On Plastic, Paper Bags In Suffolk County Begins Jan. 1
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/28/2017
Originally Published: 12/21/2017
Bellone signs bill banning installation of new cesspools in Suffolk
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 12/28/2017
Originally Published: 12/18/2017
Suffolk County Shoppers To Be Charged For Single-Use Bags
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 12/28/2017
Originally Published: 12/16/2017
Long Island residents worry their tap water is unsafe
Source: PBS News Hour

Posted: 12/28/2017
Originally Published: 12/7/2017
Solar farm applicant withdraws, but refiles
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 12/28/2017
Originally Published: 12/4/2017
NY legislator: State should join Suffolk in suing over contaminants
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/22/2017
Originally Published: 12/21/2017
Cuomo: State Will Take Action On Contaminated Long Island Ground Water
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 12/22/2017
Originally Published: 12/21/2017
Gov. Cuomo announces $150M to clean up and contain Bethpage plume
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 12/21/2017
Originally Published: 12/21/2017
Cuomo: State to spend $150M to treat, contain Bethpage plume
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/21/2017
Originally Published: 12/20/2017
After Cuomo Veto, Lawmakers To Tweak Pine Barrens Protection Bill
Source: WSHU

Posted: 12/20/2017
Originally Published: 12/20/2017
Get your nickels ready: Suffolk County bag law takes effect Jan. 1
Source: Shelter Island Reporter

Posted: 12/20/2017
Originally Published: 12/19/2017
5 Cent Plastic Bag Fee To Hit Suffolk In 2018
Source: WSHU

Posted: 12/19/2017
Originally Published: 12/15/2017
Westhampton man charged with illegal dumping in Pine Barrens
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 12/18/2017
Originally Published: 12/18/2017
Plastic Bag Fee Set To Take Effect In Suffolk County
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 12/18/2017
Originally Published: 12/18/2017
Suffolk County plastic bag ban set to take effect January 1
Source: WABC TV

Posted: 12/15/2017
Originally Published: 12/14/2017
Pine Barrens bill threatens renewable energy goals
Source: Albany Times-Union

Posted: 12/11/2017
Originally Published: 12/10/2017
John Breunig: Not the brightest bulbs
Source: Stamford Advocate

Posted: 12/8/2017
Originally Published: 12/7/2017
Sen. Kennedy Earns Major Environmental Award
Source: North Branford Patch

November

Posted: 11/8/2017
Originally Published: 11/7/2017
Long Island Drinking Water Reportedly Contaminated
Source: The Hofstra Chronicle

October

Posted: 10/31/2017
Originally Published: 10/30/2017
Governor announces Bay Park reroute funds
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 10/30/2017
Originally Published: 10/29/2017
New funding announced for Bay Park's sewage pipe extension
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/30/2017
Originally Published: 10/27/2017
Consumers, environmentalists lobby for Millstone veto
Source: Connecticut Post

Posted: 10/30/2017
Originally Published: 10/23/2017
NCC to hold debate on Constitutional Convention
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 10/27/2017
Originally Published: 10/27/2017
Have old medication? National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 10/21/2017
Originally Published: 10/20/2017
Water Experts Tout Progress In Saving Long Island Sound
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 10/17/2017
Originally Published: 10/17/2017
Locations for free, safe disposal of pharmaceutical drugs expands in Onondaga County
Source: WSYR-TV

Posted: 10/16/2017
Originally Published: 10/15/2017
Jack Martins, Laura Curran discuss environment at forum
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/16/2017
Originally Published: 10/12/2017
Private well near East Hampton Airport tests positive for toxic chemicals
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 10/11/2017
Originally Published: 10/10/2017
Deepwater Wind Adds Three Possible Spots On The Ocean Where Power Cables Would Come Ashore
Source: 27east.com

Posted: 10/11/2017
Originally Published: 10/10/2017
Water testing wells installed at Bridgehampton sand mining site
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 10/4/2017
Originally Published: 10/2/2017
Drinking water task force holds 1st meeting
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 10/4/2017
Originally Published: 10/2/2017
Officials work to cut prescription drug abuse
Source: thedailystar.com

Posted: 10/4/2017
Originally Published: 10/2/2017
Advocates: Budget Proposals Put Environmental Funding At Risk
Source: WSHU

Posted: 10/4/2017
Originally Published: 9/29/2017
Locals cautiously optimistic about sewage pipe plan
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 10/4/2017
Originally Published: 9/28/2017
September 28, 2017: Adrienne Esposito and William Cooke
Source: The Capitol Pressroom

Posted: 10/2/2017
Originally Published: 9/30/2017
State budget woes jeopardize environmental funding
Source: Connecticut Post

September

Posted: 9/28/2017
Originally Published: 9/28/2017
Environmentalists Condemn Proposed Raids on Energy Funds
Source: Public News Service

Posted: 9/28/2017
Originally Published: 9/27/2017
Town Of Brookhaven Considers Offering Rewards To People Who Help Catch Illegal Dumpers
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 9/28/2017
Originally Published: 9/25/2017
With $100 Million At Stake, Suffolk County Executive Bellone Unveils Major Water Quality Report To Combat Harmful Algal Blooms That Impact Long Island
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 9/26/2017
Originally Published: 9/26/2017
Environmentalists Say Neither Party Has Made Tough Decisions By Raiding Clean Energy Funds
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 9/21/2017
Originally Published: 9/21/2017
County consolidation plan approved
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 9/19/2017
Originally Published: 9/18/2017
Another Voice: Flawed prescription disposal bill should be vetoed
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 9/15/2017
Originally Published: 9/14/2017
Cuomo rebukes Falls Water Board, calls discharges 'inexcusable'
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 9/14/2017
Originally Published: 9/13/2017
Long Island Reports Record-Breaking Toxic Algae
Source: WSHU

Posted: 9/13/2017
Originally Published: 9/12/2017
'Nearly unprecedented' brown tide sets records in 2017
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 9/13/2017
Originally Published: 9/12/2017
Clean Water Partnership: Algae blooms on the rise in LI waterways
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/13/2017
Originally Published: 9/8/2017
Suffolk County Septic Improvement Program's First New System Installed In Flanders
Source: The Southampton Press

Posted: 9/12/2017
Originally Published: 9/11/2017
Sky’s the limit on new Solarize campaign
Source: Buffalo Rising

Posted: 9/8/2017
Originally Published: 9/7/2017
Some drinking wells shut down in Hampton Bays after toxic chemicals found
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 9/8/2017
Originally Published: 9/6/2017
Renewable energy expert offers homeowner tips
Source: Albany Times-Union

Posted: 9/8/2017
Originally Published: 9/6/2017
Worry Mounts In Hampton Bays After 2 Wells Are Shut Down Over PFC Contamination
Source: CBS New York

August

Posted: 8/31/2017
Originally Published: 8/30/2017
Town of Tonawanda launches ‘Solarize Tonawanda’ campaign
Source: Ken-Ton Bee

Posted: 8/24/2017
Originally Published: 8/24/2017
Frank P. Long to open in September
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 8/24/2017
Originally Published: 8/23/2017
Environmental groups sound off over threats to EPA
Source: WBFO

Posted: 8/24/2017
Originally Published: 8/23/2017
Suffolk County To Test Sand Land Groundwater
Source: 27east

Posted: 8/24/2017
Originally Published: 8/22/2017
Local environmental advocates urge public to 'Save the EPA'
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 8/22/2017
Originally Published: 8/21/2017
CT officials vow to fight NY dredging lawsuit
Source: Connecticut Post

Posted: 8/21/2017
Originally Published: 8/18/2017
N.Y. State files suit against EPA over dredge spoil dumping in L.I. Sound
Source: Riverhead LOCAL

Posted: 8/18/2017
Originally Published: 8/17/2017
NY sues feds over LI Sound dumping plan
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/18/2017
Originally Published: 8/17/2017
Town Officials React to Growing Landfill Concerns
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 8/18/2017
Originally Published: 8/16/2017
For the First Time, Recycling Bins Can be Found in Patchogue Village Parks
Source: Greater Patchogue

Posted: 8/15/2017
Originally Published: 8/15/2017
Environmentalists, union leaders push for offshore wind power
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 8/15/2017
Originally Published: 8/14/2017
Schumer, Gillibrand offer latest bill to halt Plum Island sale
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/15/2017
Originally Published: 8/14/2017
Call for Stricter Regulations on Herbicides as Federal Testing for Glyphosate in Food Resumes
Source: Organic Authority

Posted: 8/14/2017
Originally Published: 8/11/2017
Batteries In Montauk Are Subject At East Hampton Planning Board, But PSEG Is Target Of Critics
Source: The Southampton Press

Posted: 8/14/2017
Originally Published: 8/10/2017
West Islip residents raise concerns over Superfund site cleanup
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/10/2017
Originally Published: 8/9/2017
As FDA Testing Resumes Of Herbicide, So Does Local Opposition
Source: Connecticut Health I-Team

Posted: 8/10/2017
Originally Published: 8/9/2017
State DEC unveils plan to clean up toxic site in West Islip
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 8/7/2017
Originally Published: 8/5/2017
State initiatives to examine chemical 1,4-dioxane face setbacks
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/7/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
East Haven bottle, can redemption center to close next month
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 8/6/2017
Originally Published: 8/3/2017
A.G. Schneiderman Scores Victory For New Yorkers Against Trump's EPA
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 8/6/2017
Originally Published: 8/3/2017
States Sue EPA for Delaying Clean Air Rules
Source: Equilibrio Informativo

Posted: 8/3/2017
Originally Published: 8/3/2017
Frank P. future uncertain
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 8/3/2017
Originally Published: 8/3/2017
States Sue Trump Administration over EPA Decision, Pennsylvania Included
Source: Express Newsline

Posted: 8/3/2017
Originally Published: 8/2/2017
Bellone: County seeking $50 million in economic development funds for cesspool replacement grants
Source: Riverhead LOCAL

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/2/2017
Eric Schneiderman leads group of 14 attorneys general in lawsuit against EPA’s smog protection delay
Source: NY Daily News

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
Major Container Redemption Center To Close In East Haven
Source: East Haven Patch

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
DEC: Niagara Falls discharge 'clearly violated water quality standards'
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
East Haven redemption center to close next month
Source: WFSB Hartford

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
With another redemption center is closing, dozens will lose work in East Haven
Source: Fox 61

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
Another Bottle Redemption Center Closes
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 8/2/2017
Originally Published: 8/1/2017
East Haven redemption center closing
Source: WTNH News 8

July

Posted: 7/29/2017
Originally Published: 7/28/2017
Governor urged to veto 'Big Pharma' bill on his desk
Source: WBFO

Posted: 7/27/2017
Originally Published: 7/26/2017
Rosengarten: Fighting the anti-green NIMBY machine
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 7/27/2017
Originally Published: 7/26/2017
School's future uncertain after discovery of toxic chemicals
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/26/2017
Originally Published: 7/25/2017
Plastic bag ban proposal debated in Madison County
Source: CNY Central

Posted: 7/25/2017
Originally Published: 7/25/2017
L.I. Sound Program funding included in appropriations bill: Zeldin
Source: Southold LOCAL

Posted: 7/25/2017
Originally Published: 7/24/2017
Funds for LI Sound cleanup restored in federal budget proposal
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/24/2017
Originally Published: 7/24/2017
Funds to save LI Sound back in Trump budget
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/24/2017
Originally Published: 7/24/2017
LIPA Rejects Small Green Energy Projects
Source: WSHU

Posted: 7/24/2017
Originally Published: 7/22/2017
Radium concerns trigger review of LI Superfund, landfill sites
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/24/2017
Originally Published: 7/20/2017
DEC executes search warrant at Bay Shore hauling facility
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/20/2017
Originally Published: 7/13/2017
As Trump 'Abdicates,' Climate Alliance Picks Up Slack
Source: InnovateLI

Posted: 7/20/2017
Originally Published: 7/13/2017
District faces pressure to act on Frank P. Long
Source: Long Island Advance

Posted: 7/20/2017
Originally Published: 7/12/2017
Environmental Groups Fight to Stop Dramatic Cuts to EPA Services and Jobs
Source: America Closed

Posted: 7/19/2017
Originally Published: 7/9/2017
Editorial: Adirondack land bank referendum good for New York
Source: The Daily Gazette

Posted: 7/19/2017
Originally Published: 7/5/2017
Plan to re-authorize Queens wells draws skepticism
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 7/13/2017
Originally Published: 7/5/2017
Sunrise Highway aqueduct deemed ‘viable host’
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 7/10/2017
Originally Published: 7/4/2017
14 environmental, energy, consumer groups oppose Millstone bill
Source: The Day

June

Posted: 6/30/2017
Originally Published: 6/30/2017
Voters to weigh in on land bank measure
Source: Press Republican

Posted: 6/30/2017
Originally Published: 6/30/2017
Long Island Hopes Wastewater Diversion Will Cut Nitrogen Levels
Source: WSHU

Posted: 6/29/2017
Originally Published: 6/29/2017
City to vote on $6.3M bond to consolidate sewers
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 6/28/2017
Originally Published: 6/28/2017
June 28, 2017:Bill Cooke and Caitlin Ferrante
Source: Capitol Pressroom

Posted: 6/28/2017
Originally Published: 6/28/2017
Activists push back against Trump’s proposed EPA cuts
Source: The Legislative Gazette

Posted: 6/28/2017
Originally Published: 6/28/2017
Environmental groups press GOP lawmakers over EPA cuts
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 6/23/2017
Originally Published: 6/21/2017
Hearings on LIPA future energy plan in Smithtown, Mineola
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/23/2017
Originally Published: 6/21/2017
Long Islanders voice opposition to NYC water plan
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/23/2017
Originally Published: 6/21/2017
Bill would expand the number of zero-emissions car dealers in NY
Source: The Legislative Gazette

Posted: 6/15/2017
Originally Published: 6/15/2017
Officials update plans as Sunrise Highway aqueduct deemed in 'very good condition'
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 6/7/2017
Originally Published: 6/7/2017
Amendment Seeks to Overturn CT Pipeline Tax
Source: Public News Service

Posted: 6/2/2017
Originally Published: 6/1/2017
Economists, Environmentalists Concerned About Pulling Out of Paris Accord
Source: Spectrum News

Posted: 6/2/2017
Originally Published: 6/1/2017
After 'Embarrassing Decision,' A Most Hostile Climate
Source: InnovateLI

Posted: 6/2/2017
Originally Published: 6/1/2017
State DEC commissioner defends Plan 2014, calls out IJC for shipping focus
Source: Watertown Daily Times

Posted: 6/2/2017
Originally Published: 6/1/2017
Editorial: Can't see the forest for the trees
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/1/2017
Originally Published: 6/1/2017
Fresh efforts to monitor drinking water quality
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 6/1/2017
Originally Published: 5/31/2017
May 31, 2017: Bill Cooke
Source: Capitol Pressroom

Posted: 6/1/2017
Originally Published: 5/31/2017
Environmental Group Disagrees With Cuomo Criticism of Lake Commission
Source: Spectrum News

Posted: 6/1/2017
Originally Published: 5/31/2017
Lake Ontario flooding: Debate continues over cause
Source: Great Lakes Today

May

Posted: 5/31/2017
Originally Published: 5/30/2017
Cuomo's attack on Lake Ontario water management riles supporters
Source: Politico

Posted: 5/24/2017
Originally Published: 5/24/2017
Water under the bridge?
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/22/2017
Originally Published: 5/21/2017
State plans to set limits for chemical found in LI groundwater
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/17/2017
Originally Published: 5/17/2017
Editorial: Keep Connecticut's Bottle Deposit
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 5/17/2017
Originally Published: 5/16/2017
Suffolk lawmakers approve $10M grant for high-tech septic systems
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/17/2017
Originally Published: 5/16/2017
Yaphank Well Water Found To Be Contaminated With Dangerous Chemicals
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 5/17/2017
Originally Published: 5/15/2017
Tainted water found in wells near Suffolk fire academy in Yaphank
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/12/2017
Originally Published: 5/11/2017
Will Connecticut Finally Ban Fracking Waste?
Source: Food & Water Watch

Posted: 5/11/2017
Originally Published: 5/10/2017
Connecticut and Iowa serve as bottle bill case studies
Source: Resource Recycling

Posted: 5/10/2017
Originally Published: 5/9/2017
Proposed plastic bag ban in Madison County divides locals
Source: localsyr.com

Posted: 5/9/2017
Originally Published: 5/9/2017
Suozzi Brings Together Major Stakeholders to Address Northrop Grumman/Navy Groundwater Plume
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 5/1/2017
Originally Published: 5/1/2017
Movie for a Cause to be screened at Oneida Public Library
Source: Madison County Courier

April

Posted: 4/26/2017
Originally Published: 4/25/2017
Several states consider tossing bottle deposit programs
Source: The Detroit News

Posted: 4/24/2017
Originally Published: 4/24/2017
LIPA report says “no” to new power plants
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 4/24/2017
Originally Published: 4/22/2017
LIPA review recommends not overhauling aging power plants
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/24/2017
Originally Published: 4/22/2017
N.H. Considers Stricter Regulation on Rennie Farm Chemical
Source: Valley News

Posted: 4/24/2017
Originally Published: 4/21/2017
Sunrise Highway aqueduct study moves forward
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 4/24/2017
Originally Published: 4/20/2017
State allocates $2.5 billion for water quality
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 4/24/2017
Originally Published: 4/20/2017
Environmentalists: E. Quogue golf resort will pollute water
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 4/19/2017
Originally Published: 4/18/2017
Debate over best way to warn of dangers of eating fish from Onondaga Lake
Source: WRVO Public Media

Posted: 4/19/2017
Originally Published: 4/15/2017
Consultant: Portion of pollution cleanup at EPCAL could take 30 years
Source: Riverhead News-Review

Posted: 4/19/2017
Originally Published: 4/14/2017
Schumer Urges FDA to Force Companies to Remove 1,4-Dioxane
Source: The Island Now

Posted: 4/19/2017
Originally Published: 4/14/2017
Legislature debates bottle redemption law as Malloy looks to double deposit fee
Source: myrecordjournal.com

Posted: 4/13/2017
Originally Published: 4/13/2017
Environmental advocates, lawmakers oppose 'Connecticut Bottle Tax'
Source: WFSB Hartford

Posted: 4/13/2017
Originally Published: 4/13/2017
Schumer asks FDA to mandate removal of contaminant 1,4-dioxane
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/13/2017
Originally Published: 4/13/2017
Septic improvement outreach program launches
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 4/12/2017
Originally Published: 4/11/2017
New water testing to be performed as part of state budget
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 4/11/2017
Originally Published: 4/11/2017
County Executive Bellone Announces Community Outreach Campaign To Promote First-Ever Septic Improvement Program In Suffolk
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 4/11/2017
Originally Published: 4/11/2017
Bellone Announces Town Hall-Style Serioes to Tout Septic Improvement Program
Source: Greater Patchogue

Posted: 4/6/2017
Originally Published: 4/5/2017
Roslyn Water District plays down findings of environmental report on carcinogen
Source: The Island Now

Posted: 4/4/2017
Originally Published: 4/3/2017
Connecticut legislature must act on bill to repeal gas pipeline tax
Source: ctViewpoints

March

Posted: 3/30/2017
Originally Published: 3/29/2017
Trump Obliterates Obama Environmental Regulations
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 3/30/2017
Originally Published: 3/29/2017
Lawmakers agree to include water protection in state budget
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 3/29/2017
Originally Published: 3/28/2017
Connecticut vows to fight rollback on environment
Source: CTPost

Posted: 3/29/2017
Originally Published: 3/28/2017
Bosworth urges state officials to remove water contaminant
Source: The Island Now

Posted: 3/29/2017
Originally Published: 3/28/2017
Chemical Exceeds EPA Risk Guidelines In North Hempstead's Water Supply
Source: Port Washington Patch

Posted: 3/29/2017
Originally Published: 3/17/2017
Monroe County sewage discharge into Lake Ontario above legal limits
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 3/27/2017
Originally Published: 3/27/2017
Los Blancos to headline first Concert for a Cause
Source: Madison County Courier

Posted: 3/27/2017
Originally Published: 3/24/2017
Environmentalists fight to keep the bottle deposit law
Source: WTNH News 8

Posted: 3/27/2017
Originally Published: 3/22/2017
Wind Energy on Long Island
Source: WLIW New York

Posted: 3/24/2017
Originally Published: 3/23/2017
Zeldin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Fund Long Island Sound Programs
Source: Riverhead LOCAL

Posted: 3/23/2017
Originally Published: 3/22/2017
Westhampton Beach Residents Sue Over Concerns About Hazardous Chemical In Water
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 3/23/2017
Originally Published: 3/21/2017
RAY DUNAWAY: The Latest on the Bottle Bill
Source: CBS Connecticut

Posted: 3/17/2017
Originally Published: 3/16/2017
Give water purity high priority
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/16/2017
Originally Published: 3/16/2017
Pressure builds in Albany to OK Long Island water plan
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/16/2017
Originally Published: 3/16/2017
Study Highlights Breadth Of Dioxane Contamination
Source: Water Online

Posted: 3/16/2017
Originally Published: 3/15/2017
Suozzi Appointed Co-Chair of Bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 3/16/2017
Originally Published: 3/15/2017
Glass Half Empty
Source: Manhasset Press

Posted: 3/15/2017
Originally Published: 3/14/2017
Elevated Levels Of Chemical Found In Public Well In Montauk
Source: 27east

Posted: 3/15/2017
Originally Published: 3/14/2017
Is It Time to Increase or Eliminate Connecticut’s Bottle Bill?
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 3/15/2017
Originally Published: 3/14/2017
Senator Introduces Bill Urging U.S. EPA To Set Stronger Drinking Water Standards
Source: Water Online

Posted: 3/14/2017
Originally Published: 3/13/2017
Zeldin calls for continuation of funding for L.I. Sound, National Estuary programs
Source: Riverhead Local

Posted: 3/14/2017
Originally Published: 3/13/2017
Pushing to keep Great Lakes funding
Source: WKBW Buffalo

Posted: 3/14/2017
Originally Published: 3/13/2017
State considers several options for bottle recycling bills
Source: WTNH

Posted: 3/14/2017
Originally Published: 3/13/2017
European Developers Propose Offshore Wind Farms Off Long Island, Martha’s Vineyard
Source: Clean Technica

Posted: 3/13/2017
Originally Published: 3/12/2017
Senate Republicans release $8B clean water spending plan
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/13/2017
Originally Published: 3/12/2017
Environmentalists, leaders question wind farm off Fire Island
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 3/10/2017
Originally Published: 3/9/2017
A.G. Schneiderman Highlights Local Impacts Of Trump Environmental Budget Cuts
Source: SatPRNews

Posted: 3/10/2017
Originally Published: 3/9/2017
Deepwater holds hearing on planned wind farm off Rhode Island
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/8/2017
Originally Published: 3/7/2017
Southold Town Beach ‘almost gone’ from years of erosion
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/6/2017
Originally Published: 3/4/2017
Cuomo, lawmakers grapple over $5B water quality bond act
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/6/2017
Originally Published: 3/3/2017
Governor Cuomo Announces $800,000 in Funds Available for Resiliency and Water Quality Improvement Projects on Long Island South Shore Estuary Reserve
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 3/6/2017
Originally Published: 3/2/2017
Report: Dangerous Carcinogen Found In Local Drinking Water
Source: Long-Islander News

Posted: 3/1/2017
Originally Published: 2/28/2017
Long Island Water Tested For Cancer Causing Chemical Found In Detergent
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 3/1/2017
Originally Published: 2/28/2017
Carcinogen found in 39 L.I. water districts
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 3/1/2017
Originally Published: 2/28/2017
Environmental group seeks actions to reduce chemical in water
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/1/2017
Originally Published: 2/18/2017
Report: Long Island's Water Contains Likely Carcinogen
Source: WSHU

February

Posted: 2/28/2017
Originally Published: 2/28/2017
Citizens Campaign unveils map of 1,4-Dioxane water contamination
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 2/28/2017
Originally Published: 2/27/2017
Bills To Restrict State Highway Herbicides, De-icers, Tree Clearing Win Environment Panel Approval
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 2/27/2017
Originally Published: 2/24/2017
Zeldin's Telephone Town Hall Leaves Some Angry, Others Wanting Longer, In Person Meet Ups
Source: Southampton Press

Posted: 2/24/2017
Originally Published: 2/24/2017
Connecticut Lawmakers Debate What To Do With Tax On Plastic Bags
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 2/23/2017
Originally Published: 2/23/2017
Senators fight to protect New York’s drinking water
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 2/23/2017
Originally Published: 2/22/2017
Environmentalists, Grocers Urge 5-Cent Tax on Plastic and Paper Shopping Bags
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 2/23/2017
Originally Published: 2/22/2017
Blood tests offered, no cleanup plan yet for Westhampton water contamination
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 2/20/2017
Originally Published: 2/18/2017
Top NY Dems & Long Island Environmentalists Slam EPA Foe Pruitt’s Confirmation As Agency Head
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 2/20/2017
Originally Published: 2/17/2017
Testing, Testing Everywhere, To Keep It Safe To Drink
Source: InnovateLI

Posted: 2/20/2017
Originally Published: 2/17/2017
State to launch study of Bethpage groundwater plumes
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/17/2017
Originally Published: 2/17/2017
Sen. Kaminsky, Sen. Brooks, Senate Democrats Announce Legislation To Protect NY Water Quality, Unveil Senate Democratic Policy Group
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 2/17/2017
Originally Published: 2/16/2017
Bag tax? N.Y. panel to eye plastic fix
Source: WGRZ Buffalo

Posted: 2/17/2017
Originally Published: 2/16/2017
Cuomo blocks the bag bill; signs moratorium
Source: Queens Chronicle

Posted: 2/16/2017
Originally Published: 2/16/2017
DEC Holds Annual Long Island Pharmaceutical Take Back Day for Healthcare Facilities
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 2/16/2017
Originally Published: 2/15/2017
Cuomo: New York Will Set Drinking Water Standard If EPA Won't
Source: WSHU

Posted: 2/16/2017
Originally Published: 2/13/2017
Jessica Ottney-Mahar and Adrienne Esposito
Source: WCNY

Posted: 2/13/2017
Originally Published: 2/11/2017
State: EPA needs to set drinking water standard for 1,4-dioxane
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/13/2017
Originally Published: 2/11/2017
NOAA Addresses Beached Whale Response Plans on Long Island
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 2/10/2017
Originally Published: 2/9/2017
Baggage claim: City, Albany fight over fee
Source: Queens Chronicle

Posted: 2/8/2017
Originally Published: 2/8/2017
Save The Waters of the United States Rule
Source: The Huffington Post

Posted: 2/8/2017
Originally Published: 2/7/2017
Hope After Tragedy: New Stranded Marine Mammal Plan Coming After Humpback Whale Euthanized
Source: Westhampton Patch

Posted: 2/8/2017
Originally Published: 2/7/2017
New York Senators Ask For Help With 1,4-Dioxane Contamination
Source: Water Online

Posted: 2/3/2017
Originally Published: 2/2/2017
New York State Announces New Initiatives to Protect Consumers and Waterways from Unsafe Disposal of Unused Prescription Medicines
Source: NewsLI

Posted: 2/3/2017
Originally Published: 2/2/2017
3 laundromats to test for chemical linked to cancer
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 2/1/2017
Originally Published: 2/1/2017
3 Long Island Laundromats Ordered To Test Waste Water For Probable Carcinogen
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 2/1/2017
Originally Published: 1/31/2017
Video Released on Centerport Bioswale
Source: The Huntingtonian

January

Posted: 1/27/2017
Originally Published: 1/26/2017
Rep. Zeldin Appointed Co-Chair of Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus
Source: News LI

Posted: 1/27/2017
Originally Published: 1/26/2017
Senators urge faster EPA study of chemical in LI water supply
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/27/2017
Originally Published: 1/25/2017
LIPA approves largest wind farm in United States
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 1/27/2017
Originally Published: 1/25/2017
LIPA Board Votes Unanimously For Offshore Wind Farm Near Montauk
Source: East Hampton Patch

Posted: 1/27/2017
Originally Published: 1/25/2017
DEC releases CAFO permit renewal to promote water quality protections on New York farms
Source: Niagara Frontier Publications

Posted: 1/27/2017
Originally Published: 1/24/2017
DEC continues testing after banned chemical found in Manorville water
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 1/25/2017
Originally Published: 1/24/2017
Carcinogens in the water
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 1/23/2017
Originally Published: 1/23/2017
Blumenthal: reject Trump's pick to head EPA
Source: The Connecticut Post

Posted: 1/23/2017
Originally Published: 1/22/2017
NY Governor Seeks $2B to Fix Some of Nation's Oldest Pipes
Source: ABC News

Posted: 1/20/2017
Originally Published: 1/19/2017
State Senate vote imperils bag fees
Source: Queens Chronicle

Posted: 1/19/2017
Originally Published: 1/19/2017
Senator Kaminsky Sponsors Legislation to Ensure Clean Water
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 1/19/2017
Originally Published: 1/18/2017
Public Meeting on Stranded Humpback Whale Planned for February
Source: Westhampton Patch

Posted: 1/18/2017
Originally Published: 1/18/2017
New York Struggles With 1,4-Dioxane In Drinking Water
Source: Water Online

Posted: 1/18/2017
Originally Published: 1/6/2017
1,4-Dioxane's Drinking Water Threat
Source: Water Online

Posted: 1/16/2017
Originally Published: 1/16/2017
Cuomo's $2 billion clean water push called 'amazing'
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/13/2017
Originally Published: 1/12/2017
City bag bill is back, starting on Feb. 15
Source: Queens Chronicle

Posted: 1/12/2017
Originally Published: 1/11/2017
Groups Applaud Governor Cuomo on Commitment to Offshore Wind
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 1/12/2017
Originally Published: 1/11/2017
As State Tour Ends, Fate of Cuomo’s Agenda Lies With Restive Legislature
Source: The New York Times

Posted: 1/11/2017
Originally Published: 1/10/2017
Long Island Residents Worry About Carcinogenic Chemical In Water
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 1/11/2017
Originally Published: 1/10/2017
Governor Cuomo Calls on LIPA to Approve Offshore Wind Project Southeast of Montauk
Source: Montauk Patch

Posted: 1/11/2017
Originally Published: 1/10/2017
Centerport Beach rain garden designed to protect, clean water
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/11/2017
Originally Published: 1/10/2017
NYS Governor Gives His Support for Long Island to Sign Deal for Offshore Windpower
Source: News & Photo Features

Posted: 1/10/2017
Originally Published: 1/9/2017
Possible carcinogen detected at low levels in LI drinking water, Newsday/News 12 reports
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/10/2017
Originally Published: 1/9/2017
News 12/Newsday report: Possible carcinogen 1,4-dioxane found in LI water spurs push for stronger standards
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 1/6/2017
Originally Published: 1/5/2017
$276K Project Prevents Stormwater Runoff From Polluting Centerport Harbor
Source: Huntington Patch

Posted: 1/3/2017
Originally Published: 1/2/2017
Feds may change lead poisoning guidelines
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 1/3/2017
Originally Published: 1/2/2017
Environmentalists Worry Trump Will Axe Offshore Wind Projects
Source: WSHU