Transportation Changes for Long Island
Because traffic congestion has become an ever-growing problem for Long Island residents and will only get worse in the next few years, the Long Island Transportation Plan to Manage Congestion (LITP2000) has been setup to try and keep commuting and traveling on Long Island from becoming more of a hassle.
Plainview Water District Files Landmark Lawsuit to Clean Up MTBE
The Plainview Water District, one of Long Island's largest drinking water suppliers, recently filed suit in New York Supreme Court in Nassau County to prevent MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) from contaminating its supply system. According to information obtained from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, MTBE, more than 80 times above the applicable cleanup guideline, has been detected at a former Mobil gas station approximately 450 feet away from the district's nearest supply well. A second well is located nearly 800 feet away.
Fryman Added to List of Sponsors
Organizers of the Nick Katsounis Memorial Wheelchair Championship Race, to be held on Sunday, June 24 recently welcomed Dr. Edward Fryman, a resident of Plainview, as the newest sponsor of the event.