Suffolk County

Suffolk County Launches Septic Improvement Program

Mar 30, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of residents in Suffolk County continue to use outdated septic systems or cesspools, which has led to increased levels of nitrogen contaminating Long Island’s water.

Lawsuit Brought In Suffolk Airport Chemical Case

Mar 22, 2017
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About 200 Long Island residents plan to sue Suffolk County and the State of New York for allegedly exposing them to hazardous chemicals from an air base in Westhampton Beach.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has unveiled a Foreclosure Prevention Hotline to help alleviate the number of foreclosures in the county. 

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The Connecticut legislature’s Environment Committee has advanced a bill that would impose a 5 cent fee on single use plastic bags.

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Mothers will now be able to breastfeed in the first municipal lactation station in Suffolk County.

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