Articles Tagged ‘Dennis Dunne’

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An Inside Look: The Heated Nassau Police Precinct Debate

While Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner…



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Nassau Sewage System Privatization Could Flush County’s Future Down The Drain

Phil Franco won’t quit. Wearing a light blue jacket, a…



Nassau’s Cedar Creek Sewage Plant is a Time Bomb

Terence Hopper is struggling to turn a rusty valve atop a three-story-high silo of toxic sludge at Nassau County’s Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant…



Cedar Creek Spared Great Neck’s Sewage

Resolving a seven-year tug-of-war over the best way to comply with state and federal environmental laws while dealing with several million gallons of sewage, Great Neck and its surrounding areas’ residents produce on a daily basis—in the most cost-efficient way—North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the Town Board unanimously approved a $60 million bond resolution Nov. 17 to upgrade an existing wastewater facility and decommission another.

The result will be a new, environmentally friendly state-of-the-art tertiary sewage treatment plant that will utilize cutting-edge technology, including an oxidation ditch, slash nitrogen emissions into the Long Island Sound, while simultaneously saving costs and consolidating services throughout the Great Neck peninsula, say proponents.