Tag: Peconic Bay Keeper

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World Environment Day At Blue Point Brewery

Come to Bluepoint Brewery Wednesday June 5th 3-7 for World Environment Day. Speak with local environmentalists fighting for The South Shore and our waters. enjoy the ambiance of this beautiful new brewery and social space!

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Mapping The Rate of Septic Tank Seepage / Polluted Water Flow On Long Island

Our friends at Peconic Baykeeper are asking the government to start by tackling the biggest and dirtiest septic systems on Long Island.  As it stands, Peconic Baykeeper has filed suit against the NYSDEC for failing to include nitrogen limits in permits as required by the Clean Water Act.  When presented with Peconic Baykeeper's 200-page petition in September, the NYSDEC came back six months later with a half-page note asking for more information on the 1,338 sites.  Given the scale of the problem, we need a much greater sense of urgency if we are to save Long Island.

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