environment

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the Long Island Pine Barrens.

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Scientists will soon start a multi-year bird study in Connecticut, the first statewide assessment of bird life of its kind.

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On Long Island, the Navy has updated its plan to clean up a contaminated parcel of land near the former Grumman plant in Bethpage.

5 Cent Plastic Bag Fee To Hit Suffolk In 2018

Dec 19, 2017
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In an effort to fight pollution, a five cent single-use bag fee will go into effect at stores in Suffolk County on New Year’s Day.

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Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY1, along with state and federal officials have announced $2 million in grant money to help restore and protect Long Island Sound. The grant will fund projects in both Connecticut and New York. 

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