Articles Tagged ‘New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’

Bethpage's Toxic Plume Creeps Closer to Drinking Water Wells

Bethpage’s Toxic Plume Creeps Closer To Contaminating More Public Drinking Water Supplies

John Caruso points to an orange pushpin on a poster-size map propped up against a wall inside Massapequa Water District’s conference room. Unlike the charts…



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Brookhaven Politics Threaten The Future of Carmans River

Along the bank of the Carmans River, the white oaks…



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Anti-Fracking Advocates Rally in Manhasset

Environmental advocates, several civic groups and more than two dozen…



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…



Toxic Seaweed: Wastewater and sludge flows from Nassau County Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant has spawned mammoth swells of hydrogen sulfide-emitting seaweed in Point Lookout.

EPA Releases $11M To Fix Bay Park Sewage Plant

Following years of urging, and currently amid illegal discharges of…



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Bay Park Sewage Plant Still Dumping Waste In Fishing Waters

County officials and state regulators knew Bay Park was spewing illegal amounts of waste…