Articles Tagged ‘illegal’

EMERGENCY: Sludge, other biosolids and waste inside the Thickening Building at Nassau County's troubled Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant cement its bays and render much equipment useless due to gross mismanagement and neglect.

Bay Park Ranks Worst Sewage Plant on Long Island

The troubled Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant earned a grade…



Rihanna, Good Girl Gone Bad

    Rihanna is in trouble with the Health Department after illegally tattooing umbrellas on several people at East Side Ink in NYC, the pop…



The Whistleblower

For Nassau County employees, silence is golden. To speak out about corruption means your head on a chopping block.

When Georgina Morgenstern came to work on the Nassau County Planning Commission in August 2002, she was anything but naïve. The Port Washington resident had more than 20 years’ experience at the nexus of urban planning and politics. She had toiled at New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection and the city’s planning department, working on dozens of multimillion-dollar projects across all five boroughs and New Jersey. She played a role in upgrading New York City’s largest wastewater facility, the Newtown Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in Brooklyn, and also worked on New York City’s Third Water Tunnel.