Hempstead Harbor still on NYS “Impaired Waters” list

Hempstead Harbor still listed on 303d [Impaired Waters] listed with suspected source being “stormwater.” The Garvies Point development first filed to address only 2″ of stormwater runoff (as opposed to the typical 8″) After protest, the developer is now proposing an untested system to mitigate stormwater runoff, although history demonstrates both RXR and Glen Cove share little concern in protecting Hempstead Harbor or adequately addressing stormwater runoff in Garvies Point.

Read the full New York State report here

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