The Long Island Clean Water Partnership, a consortium of some 125+ organizations (and growing) was officially launched on September 10th at a press conference at the offices of The Citizen’s Campaign For The Environment in Farmingdale.

Below is the blog post from Will James of the Wall Street Journal from that day:



Long Island Partnership to Combat Polluted WatersLong Island environmental groups are banding together to stem the flow of nitrogen into the region’s groundwater and bays following what environmentalists are calling the worst year on record for ecological problems related to nitrogen, a nutrient that feeds algal blooms blamed for devastating much of the island’s marine life over the last three decades.

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