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ZUMA Contract photographer
Mineola, New York, USA. April 26, 2021. Activists and civic leaders - including in front row, center, Co-Directors of CAWS (Clean Air Water Soil) CLAUDIA BORECKY and DAVE DENEBERG - rally at Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building. Faced with a 26% rate increase from New York American Water going into effect May 1, 2021, activists and residents who are NYAW customers rally to urge NYS Assembly to push through legislation, before that date, corresponding with NYS Senate Bill S989A to establish a Nassau County Water Authority and except water works corporations in counties of populations over one million from a special franchise tax.