Legionnaires' disease Erin Brockovich Discusses Rising Water Contamination Issues By Lucas Willard • Jan 26, 2017 Lucas Willard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 5:22 Renowned environmental activist Erin Brockovich visited Albany Tuesday to join advocates in calling attention to the prevalence of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York. Advocates Say Public At Risk For Legionnaires' Disease By Lucas Willard • Jan 24, 2017 Lucas Willard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:26 New York leads the nation in cases of Legionnaires' Disease. The disease, which can be spread through drinking water, is caused by bacteria and can be fatal. Cuomo: State Teams Deploying In Legionnaires' Case By Associated Press • Aug 7, 2015 Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo New York state officials plan to deploy teams to help test cooling towers amid a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. NY Congressman Calls On CDC To Help Prevent A Certain Disease By Allison Dunne • Jul 23, 2013 A New York congressman is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide assistance for preventing Legionnaires’ disease. Congressman Wants An Investigation Into Legionnaires' Related Death By Allison Dunne • Jul 10, 2013 A New York Congressman is calling for an investigation into how a patient died from Legionnaires’ disease, a disease contracted at a veteran’s health care facility in the Hudson Valley.