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Transmission cable route presented

The underground transmission cable for Sunrise Wind Farm is proposed to make landfall at Smith Point County Park in Shirley, eventually making its way northwestward to the Holbrook conversion …

Richard Amper and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society were the charging force behind the 1993 Long Island Pine Barrens Protection Act, which protects the growing acreage of the Pine Barrens forever. …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone signed historic legislation on Thursday, Oct. 15, to require the use of nitrogen-reducing wastewater technologies in unsewered areas of the county for all new …

The pandemic has shifted the path for many of us, and it has also changed the journey of the local oyster’s return to the Great South Bay. By returning oysters and oyster shells back …

Legis. Rudy Sunderman, in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy, is surveying Mastic, Mastic Beach and Shirley residents on flood patterns surrounding the Mastic-Mastic Beach-Shirley …

Five Fire Island National Seashore maintenance projects may just get the help they need under the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, which guarantees funding for …

The Mastic and Shirley sewer project is moving forward, with the next stage coming for homeowners in the community. There will be a set of meetings in March that will allow residents to review the …

The Town of Brookhaven recently approved a resolution to purchase more than 22 acres spread over 106 parcels of land in Mastic Beach for open space. Much of the space is wetlands that are …

The Center for Environmental Education and Discovery has begun a search for a permanent, paid executive director, a step in growing the organization. CEED’s current executive director is …

Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro has prepared some road-related tips to assist motorists and residents as we enter the winter of 2020. During any given storm, …

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