Articles Tagged ‘waste’

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…



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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…



Review Discovers 192 Nassau Vehicles Missing

An analysis examining the inventory of Nassau County’s fleet of vehicles and motorized equipment by outgoing county Comptroller Howard Weitzman’s Office has discovered that 192…



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.