environment

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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has come out in support of a bill that charges residents for the plastic bags they use while shopping.

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The EPA and Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will start work this year to clean up a contaminated former softball field in Stratford. It’s part of an EPA effort to spend nearly $80 million on brownfield restoration in Connecticut.

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Suffolk County officials have unveiled their updated plan to limit the spread of southern pine beetles and to restore areas they’ve devastated.

Suffolk Prepares For Next Big Storm, With Sandy Top Of Mind

May 3, 2018
Matthew Schuerman / WNYC

It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy, and there are still people who have not recovered.

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Two of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s political opponents were at an Earth Day rally on climate change attended by hundreds at the State Capitol, where they said the governor’s energy policies are far from adequate.

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