EPA, State and Suffolk County to Launch Hazardous Waste Pickup and Drop-off

(New York, N.Y. – Nov. 11, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County will collect and properly dispose of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes in Suffolk County. Beginning on Nov. 12, people in affected homes may bring household products, including solvents, paints, […]

10.11.12 Long Island’s Threatened Water Supply

Two joint legislative hearings regarding Long Island’s water supply have been held.  Both of these hearings were co-sponsored by Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth and Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer.  The purpose of these hearings was to seek public input on local and regional groundwater conditions and concerns, and to discuss problems of water […]

the West Harbor from the boat

Water Quality Monitoring

It was a cold but beautiful day on the harbor today – Friends of the Bay’s last weekly run of our season.  We’ll be out all year round to do monitoring on a monthly basis until April 2012. Water Quality Monitoring October 31, 2011