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Riverhead seeks state grant funding for another public water extension in Calverton, where PFAS, 1,4-dioxane pollute private wells

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Riverhead is seeking grant funding from New York State to help the Riverhead Water District provide public water to an area of Calverton near the terminus of the Long Island Expressway where health-threatening contaminants have been identified in private drinking water wells.

Navy to conduct additional testing for PFAS groundwater contamination at former Grumman manufacturing site in Calverton

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After finding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at the former Grumman site in Calverton, the Navy will conduct further testing, over the next two years, to determine the extent of PFAS groundwater contamination there.

Bills that made it to the finish line in the frenzied last days of state legislative session

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Here are 15 bills of interest passed by both chambers during the frenzied closing days of the state legislative session in Albany.
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