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Pushing legislation to cut home heating bills

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

Beers in hand, about 50 Long Islanders soaked in a presentation regarding the offshore wind farms on tap to combat climate change. Various labor groups and environmental activists hosted their …

Mastic Beach has over 20 acres of wetlands. This swampland is integral to the ecosystem. It provides habitat and stores carbon and water, which provides flood control. On Saturday, April 24, …

On Wednesday, April 6, the Climate Action Council (CAC) held a hearing at Brookhaven Town Hall, seeking public input for its draft-scoping plan, which includes a series of environmental goals meant …

Suffolk County Legis. Jim Mazzarella (R-3rd District) announced this week that Suffolk County had begun the Tidal Wetland Restoration at Smith Point County Park to Improve Protection against Flooding …

The construction bids for the Hospital Road Bridge project were opened by the New York State Department of Transportation on Nov. 4, 2021. The contract was awarded to DeFoe Corporation of Mount …

A Mastic Beach, New York, native, is serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 supporting Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2022 in the Arctic Ocean. ICEX 2022 is a three-week exercise designed …

Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella recently announced that Suffolk County has received approval from the Office of the State Comptroller to establish the long-awaited Forge River Watershed …

On September 25, Supervisor Ed Romaine joined fourth grade students from Woodhull Elementary School in Shirley (right photo) and the Charles E. Walters School in Yaphank (left photo) at the Wertheim …

On July 6, the Department of Environmental Conservation held a virtual meeting to receive input from the public before they conduct a three-year study on the potential for impacts to groundwater …

It’s mid-July and though the weather has been less than ideal, summer is still a time to enjoy. Living on the South Shore, we are fortunate to be neighbors of the Great South Bay. But with that …

The east side of the 50-acre Brookhaven Town property, located at 350 Horseblock Road in Yaphank, is the original landfill cell 1-4, which was capped and closed in the 1980s after collecting years of …

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