Issue of the Week

Should New York State and the Federal Government spend more money to clean up Long Island's waterways?

(100 votes)
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140 votes

In the last several weeks thousands of fish have been found dead in Riverhead and Flanders Bay. In addition, 100 diamondback terrapins were found dead. There are currently emergency shellfish closures in several places on Long Island's shores. Those for spending more on environmental cleanup believe it is necessary to keep L.I. waterways clean. Those against feel we're already taxed enough. Should New York State and the Federal Government spend more money to clean up Long Island's waterways?

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