Articles Tagged ‘U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer’

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…

Schumer Fights Airline Carry-On Fee

The New York Democrat is making a personal plea to the Treasury Department to rule that carry-on bags are a necessity for travel, which would make them exempt from a separate fee outside the ticket price.

Schumer: L.I. Leads In Texting-Driving Deaths

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) made a chilling announcement Oct. 4, saying that nearly 100 teenagers have died in texting-while-driving accidents in the last five years in New York City and on Long Island. Schumer used federal Department of Transportation statistics on accidents in which the driver was found to be texting behind the wheel in the tally. Nearly half the deaths were on Long Island.