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Wastewater treatment

Palumbo hosts roundtable meeting in Riverhead to discuss environmental issues

by Feb 9, 2024
Representatives of environmental groups, community groups and local government officials across eastern Suffolk County turned out for a two-hour, wide-ranging conversation with state legislators Thursday morning in Riverhead. 

County officials announce deal on 1/8% sales tax hike to fund septic systems and sewer expansion

by Feb 7, 2024
Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine on Monday announced county lawmakers' agreement to increase county sales tax by 1/8-cent to fund sewage treatment facilities and advanced septic systems.

Bellone: County seeking $50 million in economic development funds for cesspool replacement grants

by Aug 2, 2017
If approved by the state, the funding would provide partial grant incentives for the replacement of about 5,000 cesspools with advanced wastewater treatment systems across the county.

Cuomo announces proposal for $2 billion to protect drinking water

by Jan 10, 2017
The drinking water protection funds would provide, among other things, money for advanced wastewater treatment systems to address nitrogen loading on Long Island.

Suffolk Closeup Listen to Al — this farmer-turned-legislator knows his stuff

by Oct 21, 2016
County Legislator Al Krupski brings to the table a lifetime of experience in farming, shoreline regulation and land use.

Suffolk’s wastewater treatment initiative: groundbreaking or ‘baby steps’?

by Oct 15, 2016
Karl Grossman looks at Suffolk's slow attempt to move from standard septic systems to the advanced variety.
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