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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young and those with pre existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. For additional information, please visit the New York state department of environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. 1103 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young and those with pre existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. For additional information, please visit the New York state department of environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. -- Monday Jun.18 18,01:04 AM

Rep. Zeldin Announces $2.3 Million Grant for Alternative Energy Research at Stony Brook University

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Zeldin: "Our region is a hub for clean and green energy with Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Lab."

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NY Rep. Lee Zeldin.

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Long Island, NY - March 13, 2018 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced a $2.325 million federal grant awarded to Stony Brook University for the study of Hybrid Electrochemistry and Advanced Combustion for High-Efficiency Power.
 
“Our region is a hub for clean and green energy with Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Lab, pioneering the future of renewable energy and creating jobs right here in NY-1,” said Congressman Lee Zeldin. “This $2.3 million federal grant is critical for the Stony Brook University community and Long Islanders, supporting research that promotes better clean and green energy, reduced emissions, improved air quality and lower energy bills.”
 
In FY2018, Congressman Zeldin voted for full funding of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) program at $306 million, the primary funding source for this important grant. He also voted to fully fund the Department of Energy’s Office of Science at $5.3 billion, funding essential to energy research projects at SUNY Stony Brook, Brookhaven National Laboratory and other world-renowned scientific institutions.