environment

LI Water Districts File Lawsuit Over 1,4-Dioxane

Jan 7, 2019
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On Long Island nine Nassau County water districts have sued several chemical manufacturers, saying the companies marketed a harmful compound that contaminated drinking water, and could cost hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up.

Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance Advances In Norwalk

Dec 21, 2018
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In Norwalk a city committee moved forward on an ordinance that would ban plastic bags. The measure waits to be voted on by the full council in January.

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Connecticut’s Council on Climate Change has some recommendations for the next decade to reduce greenhouse gas pollution in the state.

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Fairfield County’s rivers and streams feed into Long Island Sound. And they’re full of bacteria like E. coli. That’s the finding of a study from the Westport, Connecticut-based nonprofit, Harbor Watch.

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Communities on Long Island and in Connecticut have been forced to change the way they collect recyclables.   

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