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New law makes it easier for water authorities to recoup treatment costs from polluters
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New law makes it easier for water authorities to recoup treatment costs from polluters

On October 5, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a new law S.8763A / A.9824 that gives public water suppliers the ability to seek legal action against polluters for legal claims that were previously barred due to a three-year statute of limitations. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. James Gaughran, D-Northport, and Assemblyman […]

Candidates covering a lot of ground in sprawling 19th Congressional District
Politics

Candidates covering a lot of ground in sprawling 19th Congressional District

With New York now a battleground state in this year’s midterm elections, New York’s large and diverse 19th Congressional District features a tight and tumultuous race between attorney and former congressional staffer Josh Riley and Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro.  The redrawn district contains 776,971 people in its borders and […]