Water Contamination

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York announced new legislation this week that would limit the levels of the toxic chemical PFAS in water sources.

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

A Connecticut task force on the toxic chemical PFAS has some recommendations, including water testing and discharge limits.

Paul Sancya / AP

A new proposal to remove harmful chemicals from some Suffolk County drinking water supplies could take six years and $75 million.

Courtesy of U.S. Navy

The Navy will test private drinking water wells around the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut, for possible chemical contamination. 

Courtesy of the Town of East Hampton

Health officials on Long Island will test private wells in East Hampton for drinking water contaminants.