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NY Senate doesn't vote on LI water safety bill

The measure passed in the Assembly, but Senate

The measure passed in the Assembly, but Senate co-majority leader Dean Skelos tells News 12 he will not bring the bill to the floor for a vote. (June 20, 2014 6:19 PM)

The New York State Senate did not vote Friday on a bill aimed at protecting Long Island's water.

The groundwater protection law would have established guidelines on pesticides and fertilizers to limit pollution in Long Island's waterways and groundwater. Environmental activists, who had been lobbying in Albany all week, accused the Senate of caving to developers and the agricultural community.

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