Meeting on future of Long Island’s water supply held in Mineola

Dick Amper of the Long Island Pine Barrens

Dick Amper of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society says Long Island’s drinking and surface water is in a 200 percent decline in quality over the past 15 years. (May 12, 2014 6:12 PM)

The first of a series of meetings aimed at ensuring Long Island will have a clean and pristine water supply for generations to come was held in Mineola Monday.

The meetings are a part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's review of what needs to be done on Long Island to improve water quality and protect the groundwater. Environmentalists say the time is now.

Dick Amper of the Long Island Pine Barrens...

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