Tag: Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant

Cuomo’s Plan to Study Long Island’s Water Woes a Baby Step...

Recently Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Stony Brook University to announce a major initiative to address New York’s water woes. His proposal would allocate $6 million for a new comprehensive groundwater study for Long Island to further examine levels of saltwater intrusion and chemical contamination–essentially the byproducts of over-pumping our aquifer and not having enough sewers.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Emails Reveal Senator’s Calls Were Offered To Help...

"One step at a time. Haha. Your dad prob needs to make a call."

Schumer Pitches a New Way to Help Fund Bay Park’s Badly...

The pipe would be an addition to the sewage treatment plant that is already being rebuilt after being flooded by 9 feet of water during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Pol Calls on Schumer, Cuomo to Secure Bay Park Outfall Pipe...

“We need some more financial assistance from our federal and state governments."

FEMA Delivers $1.6B to Long Island for Sandy Damage

The funding "is just what they need to rebuild and make crucial repairs and upgrades."

Questions Linger in $1B Nassau Sewer Deal

Some questioned why the full legislature didn’t vote on it, others eyed the company’s track record—but the finances remain unclear.

Forge River Pollution Highlighted by Cuomo’s Long Island Water Quality Review

“It smells like a sewer. Like cesspool trucks had been dumping in there.”

Nassau Makes Case for FEMA Funds to Improve Bay Park Plant

The county is seeking $690 million to construct an ocean outfall pipe.

Report: Nitrogen Pollution Threatens Long Island’s South Shore

“The report illustrates the noxious effect excess nitrogen pollution has on marshland systems that help to protect Long Island."

Will Bay Park Sewage Plant be Fixed Before Next Big Storm?

Nassau officials held their first public hearing on a nearly $1 billion plant repair project this week.