Empire State creating Statewide Water Quality Rapid Response TeamStaff writer ▼ | February 18, 2016
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a series of aggressive water quality initiatives to protect both the public health and the environment.
New York A series of aggressive water quality initiatives
The Governor is also proposing statewide regulations in the coming days to regulate mulch processing facilities to strengthen oversight and safeguard natural resources.
In addition to these statewide actions, the Governor announced today that the state has begun testing samples from the Northrop Grumman plume on Long Island.
The state will also partner with the U.S. Geological Survey to conduct a comprehensive ground water survey to ensure Long Island’s drinking water is protected and properly managed. ■