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A new Yale research study will examine public health impacts of cancer-causing chemical in L.I. drinking water

by Apr 25, 2023
The chemical contaminant 1,4 dioxane, commonly found in household and personal care products, is increasingly being detected in drinking water on Long Island at higher levels than most of the country. The Yale Superfund Research Center is seeking volunteers for its study into impacts on health here.

We destroyed the L.I. Sound in 50 years: an eyewitness account

by Mar 8, 2019
The waters of the L.I. Sound were teeming with marine life in the 1950s and '60s. Today, it's a sewer of huge dead zones, thanks to chemical pollution, garbage, sewage and road runoff.

Q&A: Why are the fish dying?

by Jun 16, 2015
A video Q&A explaining the bunker fish kills in western Flanders Bay and the Peconic River.