Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) announced during a news conference on April 21 at Sea Cliff Municipal Beach that his office has helped to deliver more than $33 million in federal funding for environmental cleanup projects across Long Island and northeast Queens.
The Long Island Pine Barrens Society’s mission to combat overdevelopment and preserve 100,000 acres of land in Suffolk County began in 1989 and was accomplished in 2019. But the organization is not stopping there.
Gov. Kathy Hochul committed to fully electrifying New York’s school buses by 2035 in the recently passed New York State budget.
China and other countries closed their doors to America’s recycling in 2017. Not only did this force us to manage our recyclable materials, it also exposed fundamental flaws in how we manage solid waste.
Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE), a Farmingdale-based non-profit organization, released a report on Wednesday revealing that 21 Long Island water districts received two-year deferrals on meeting new state limits for certain chemicals in their water systems.
The New York state pension fund on Wednesday committed to help curb climate change by transitioning its investments to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, making it the first U.S. pension fund to set the goal by that date.
According to the film, the world will have manufactured 300 million tons of plastic this year alone—a stunning realization.
One of the biggest threats to Long Island's water supply is nitrogen, which can seep into the Island's many waterways and vulnerable underground aquifers.
President Trump said he signed his executive order to undo Obama's Clean Power Plan so he could end the "war on coal" and bring back jobs. But all his action has done, say a range of New York elected officials and environmental activists, is endanger the health and well-being of millions of Americans.
Knowledge gives us the understanding we need to protect the environment. By knowing where our water comes from, we can make better choices about what we do to the ground.
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