10/06/17 6:00am
10/06/2017 6:00 AM

This past summer, excessive nitrogen affected water quality across Long Island — and the North Fork was no exception.

Last month, the Long Island Clean Water Partnership reported that from May through August, every major bay and estuary across the island fell victim to toxic algae bloom or reduced oxygen or both.

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08/28/17 6:00am
08/28/2017 6:00 AM

New York State is suing the Environmental Protection Agency for dumping dredged materials in Long Island Sound.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday that the State of New York would be taking legal action against the EPA after it said in 2016 it would dump dredged materials into the eastern Sound.

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