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Support EPA in Slashing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants

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On October 23, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) heard public comments on a proposed rule to regulate carbon pollution from power plants. For the first time, the EPA would limit greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fueled power plants, which are the leading source of industrial carbon pollution in the nation and influence global climate change. CCE, […]

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Video Tour: Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant

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On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Nassau County, NY officials took nearly 100 residents on a tour of the embattled Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant on Long Island to explain why such a stench is emanating as the plant undergoes temporary post-Superstorm Sandy repairs. The Bay Park plant, which serves 40 percent of the county’s population, or about 500,000 […]

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Governor Cuomo Must Keep “New Inlet” Open!

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Hurricane Sandy caused massive damage to homeowners, businesses, and our environment on Long Island and beyond.  If we could point to one silver lining, it would be the creation of a new inlet in the Fire Island Wilderness Area.  In fact, Sandy caused three three breaches to open on Fire Island.  Two inlets were immediately closed.  […]

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