Tag: Adrienne Esposito
As Oklahoma’s attorney general, in 13 of his 14 lawsuits against the EPA, Scott Pruitt reportedly joined corporations and trade associations that had given generously to his political campaign. In his Senate testimony, he was confronted with a letter that he sent against the EPA that was almost entirely copied from a legal memo crafted by well-funded opponents of environmental regulation. He smiled.
Suffolk County lawmakers approved a 5-cent fee on single-use paper and plastic bags in a measure intended to encourage the use of reusable bags when shoppers make purchases at local stores. Legislators passed the bill Wednesday by a vote of 13-4 and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signaled his intent to sign the bill into law. Retailers that fail to collect the nickel would be subject to a $500 fine, once the law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
A 33-point lead may not be insurmountable on a football field—unless it’s late in the fourth quarter—but it’s a very tough hurdle in a...
“The best thing that we can do is address the main source of the problem, which is our nitrogen.”
Calling the Town of Islip home is not all the two environmental crises share in common.
Croci claimed victory despite only campaigning for three months against Adrienne Esposito.
Announcement comes two months after an Islip lawmaker under the cloud of a toxic dumping scandal dropped out of a state Senate race.
“We have received indication that there may have been dumping at other locations,” Suffolk District Attorney Tom Spota said of the five alleged illegal toxic dumpsites already under investigation.
The county is seeking $690 million to construct an ocean outfall pipe.
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