Water quality http://wshu.org en Suffolk considers monitoring shellfish http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-considers-monitoring-shellfish <p></p><p>Some Suffolk County lawmakers are concerned about how a county grant to study shellfish is spent. Lawmakers got some details about the program on Monday.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 21:35:13 +0000 Charles Lane 16907 at http://wshu.org Suffolk considers monitoring shellfish After 4-state tour, here's what Suffolk knows of septic systems http://wshu.org/post/after-4-state-tour-heres-what-suffolk-knows-septic-systems <p></p><p>After a four-state tour, Suffolk County planners updated lawmakers Monday on what they knew about mitigateing what officials call Long Island's greatest crisis in generations: nitrogen contaminating regional estuaries.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:29:54 +0000 Charles Lane 16198 at http://wshu.org After 4-state tour, here's what Suffolk knows of septic systems IBM helps Suffolk figure out sewer problems http://wshu.org/post/ibm-helps-suffolk-figure-out-sewer-problems <p></p><p>Suffolk County has received a grant from the technology company IBM to help solve what many see as Long Island's biggest looming crisis: poor water quality. Planners and environmentalists say they’re "thrilled" with the announcement.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:53:29 +0000 Charles Lane 14762 at http://wshu.org IBM helps Suffolk figure out sewer problems Bellone planning to pay back water quality "raid" http://wshu.org/post/bellone-planning-pay-back-water-quality-raid <p></p><p>Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is considering legislation that would pay back some $55 million that environmentalists say lawmakers "raided" from a water quality fund. This comes as environmentalists are ramping up public pressure on the issue.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:45:19 +0000 Charles Lane 14055 at http://wshu.org Bellone planning to pay back water quality "raid" Bellone: Nitrogen is greatest crisis in generations http://wshu.org/post/bellone-nitrogen-greatest-crisis-generations <p></p><p>Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone delivered his annual State of the County address last night. He said Suffolk is stronger, safer, and resilient. Bellone spent most of his speech pressing the need for improved water quality. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:43:54 +0000 Charles Lane 13702 at http://wshu.org Bellone: Nitrogen is greatest crisis in generations