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02/25/16 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | With Nassau and Suffolk officials at Stony Brook University on February 18, the governor announced a series of steps that will address water quality issues.

COURTESY PHOTO | With Nassau and Suffolk officials at Stony Brook University on February 18, the governor announced a series of steps that will address water quality issues.

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $6 million plan to comprehensively study Long Island’s water quality problems.

In a press conference with Nassau and Suffolk officials at Stony Brook University February 18, the governor announced a series of steps that will address water quality issues that have lingered for decades on Long Island, such as an enormous plume at the former Northrup Grumman site in Nassau and smaller composting facilities that have largely gone unregulated, mostly in Suffolk County, that have recently been found to have increased levels of harmful materials. (more…)