$383M for Suffolk sewer projects
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, flanked by Long Island elected leaders in Oakdale Tuesday, announced that Suffolk County will receive $383 million in state funding for four sewer
projects The announcement was pegged to the upcoming two-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy.
Cuomo called nitrogen pollution "a national and international problem," and said the center would bring together "great minds to work on this issue."
Bellone said the $383 million would go to extend sewage lines in Suffolk, where septic systems proliferate He said the sewer projects will "dramatically jump start our effort" to cut down on nitrogen pollution.
The money will be directed toward projects to alleviate pollution in the Forge, Patchogue, Connetquot and Carlls rivers.
Feasibility of Sewering
Suffolk Sewer District No. 3 - Expansion Project: