Suffolk County

Suffolk May Be Next Site For Tax-Free Program

Jun 20, 2016
Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Suffolk County lawmakers are considering a plan to allow Suffolk County Community College to use an adjacent county-owned property for a tax-free startup zone.

Nitrogen Pollution On L.I.: Environmental Public Enemy No. 1

Jun 17, 2016
Jordan Bowman / WSHU

During the hot summer months, Suffolk County closes beaches and ponds that are infected with algal blooms that stain the water.

Suffolk Receives Grant For Groundwater Testing

Jun 17, 2016
jetsandzeppelins / Flickr

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has given a $1.25 million grant to Suffolk County to test for pesticides in groundwater.

The grant will allow the Department of Health Services to begin a new round of testing for pesticides in Long Island’s groundwater, at no additional cost to taxpayers.

Victor / Flickr

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said police have recovered firearms and bomb-making instructions during a raid on a Mount Sinai residence on Thursday morning.

Can Curbing Car Use Ease Pollution On L.I.?

Jun 16, 2016
Frank Franklin II / AP

Earlier this year, the American Lung Association gave Suffolk County an ‘F’ in air quality. Michael Seilback, vice president of public policy and communications with the American Lung Association of the Northeast, says it’s mostly due to the amount of cars on the road.