Nassau County officials just revealed a plan to lease their sewage treatment plants to a foreign, for-profit company.  This plan was hidden from the public but the County Executive has been working on it for over a year and a half.

Read the Long Island Press Article here.

 

The Chapter opposes this plan because:

  • It will likely cause sewer rates to go up
  • The health of the bays can not be trusted to a for profit company
  • There has not been an open public process thus far, only backroom deals