Friday, January 19, 2018

Don’t Medicate Our Waters

Don’t Medicate Our Waters

September 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps your doctor changed your prescription, or you didn’t need to finish a prescription, and now there’s a half-filled bottle of pills left over. If you’re like most people, that bottle now joins a collection of other unused prescription drugs in your medicine chest, taking up space until you decide to dispose of them.  But […]

Seas-ing on Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Seas-ing on Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

May 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. With reports that the seas are rising at the fastest rate in the last 28 centuries, now is the time to take action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), concentrations of greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and fluorinated gases) increase earth’s average temperature, influence […]

Don’t Medicate Our Waters

Don’t Medicate Our Waters

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps your doctor changed your prescription, or you didn’t need to finish a prescription, and now there’s a half-filled bottle of pills left over. If you’re like most people, that bottle now joins a collection of other unused prescription drugs in your medicine chest, taking up space until you decide to dispose of them.  But […]

Don’t Dirty the Waters When You Clean Your Boat

Don’t Dirty the Waters When You Clean Your Boat

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

While you’re raring to prep your boat and get going, our waterways really need you to green up as you clean up. Gone are the days of choosing efficiency over the environment. This spring, you’ll sacrifice nothing but a little time spent selecting the most environmentally-friendly products available. As you search for reduced enviro-impact products, […]

One Peninsula, Two Bays, Two Advocates

One Peninsula, Two Bays, Two Advocates

September 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The peninsula of Port Washington is flanked by two beautiful bays. Advocating for the preservation and improvement of those waters is the Manhasset Bay Protection Committee (MBPC) on the western shore, while the Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee (HHPC) safeguards the eastern shore. Both groups are comprised of volunteers working to save the waters from further […]

Suffolk County Stormwater Management Program

Suffolk County Stormwater Management Program

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Oil and grease from roadways, pesticides, fertilizers, pet waste, sediments from construction, and carelessly discarded trash and litter are all common pollutants found in stormwater runoff.

Preserving LI Sound

Preserving LI Sound

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Long Island Sound – Protection and Preservation By Leslie Fazin