Known sites of environmental contamination are located in 136 Long Island communities.
Active Brownfield Sites LI & NYS, 2013
Active Brownfield sites on Lon Island compared to NYS, 2013
Long Island is experiencing a rapid rise in contaminants in our aquifer system and in our surface waters.
Saving Open Space
Starting in 2006 the goal was to preserve 37,000 acres on Long Island over a ten year period. Progress is slow.
Chemicals applied on the ground will seep into the groundwater. So how bad is the problem on Long Island?
Where Have All the Clams Gone?
Long Island’s waters have been severly degraded due to our inability to address pollution.
Preserving Open Space
How much more open space do we need to preserve to meet our goal?
The Island’s Emissions
We have a lot of work to do in order to reduce emissions by 2045.
The Power to Save
Long Islanders pay some of the highest public utility rates in the country.
What’s in the Water?
Protecting the quality of our water is critical to our future.
Open Space Preservation
Our last chance to preserve open space is slipping away