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Auditors in New York say some drugmakers and pharmacists have a bad habit of flushing unneeded pills down the drain.

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A Long Island environmental group is concerned that stricter drinking water standards that New York health officials plan to adopt aren’t tough enough.  

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New York has awarded Long Island $120 million in grants to help remove dangerous contaminants from drinking water.  

Reclaim Our Water

Suffolk County says new septic systems are working to filter out nitrogen in the local water supply.

PFAS Testing Begins In 3 Connecticut Rivers

Nov 7, 2019
Brian Scott-Smith

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the University of Rhode Island have begun monitoring three rivers in eastern Connecticut for possible PFAS contamination. The Salmon, The Quinebaug and the Natchaug Rivers are near the Rhode Island border.