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Report Card: Bay Park Sewage Plant Worst on LI

54 water-quality violations were issued to the East Rockaway-based plant in five years.

Report Card: Bay Park Sewage Plant Worst on LI Report Card: Bay Park Sewage Plant Worst on LI

The Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant, the facility that a Long Beach resident discovered was emitting excessive amounts of sludge into Reynolds Channel last year, was graded a D ranked the worst among Long Island's 10 sewage plants in a report card issued by Citizens Campaign for the Environment, a Farmingdale environmental advocacy group.

Newsday reports that 54-water-quality violations were issued to the East Rockaway-based plant in five years.

The Nassau County-run plant and its operations have become a central issue in the 4th Legislative District race between incumbent Republican Denise Ford and her challenger, fellow Long Beach resident Darlene Tangney. 

The the report card can be found on the Citizens' website.

THE REPORT CARD

1. Huntington -- A+

2. Bergen Point -- B+

3. Patchogue -- B

4. Riverhead -- B

5. Glen Cove -- C+

6. Cedar Creek -- C

7. Port Jefferson -- C

8. Stony Brook -- D

9. Long Beach -- D

10. Bay Park -- D

 

 

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