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News Archive: 2016

December

Posted: 12/30/2016
Originally Published: 12/25/2016
Groups' call for EPA clean-up of western Lake Erie has importance to Buffalo
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 12/30/2016
Originally Published: 12/23/2016
New Report Identifies Sources of Nitrogen Loading in Local Waters
Source: North Fork Patch

Posted: 12/21/2016
Originally Published: 12/21/2016
Huge Crowd Rallies, Supports LIPA, Asks for Offshore Wind Commitment in New York
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 12/21/2016
Originally Published: 12/20/2016
Report proposes ways to cut nitrogen from Suffolk waters
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/19/2016
Originally Published: 12/16/2016
Norwegian firm wins massive wind power bid
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 12/12/2016
Originally Published: 12/11/2016
Anchoring sensibility: Government officials announce they will implement Plan 2014
Source: Watertown Daily Times

Posted: 12/12/2016
Originally Published: 12/9/2016
New water level rules upset Lake Ontario property owners
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 12/9/2016
Originally Published: 12/8/2016
New York State will sue to block dredge dumping in eastern Long Island Sound
Source: Riverhead Local

Posted: 12/9/2016
Originally Published: 12/8/2016
Yaphank Master Plan Approved
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 12/9/2016
Originally Published: 12/8/2016
New lake-level plan draws comments aplenty
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 12/8/2016
Originally Published: 12/8/2016
Plan 2014 to be enacted following two-year deliberation
Source: Watertown Daily Times

Posted: 12/7/2016
Originally Published: 12/6/2016
New York To Sue Over L.I. Sound Dredging
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 12/7/2016
Originally Published: 12/6/2016
EPA makes Long Island Sound dredge disposal site official
Source: The Day

Posted: 12/5/2016
Originally Published: 12/3/2016
Plum Island preservationists wary of Donald Trump presidency
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/1/2016
Originally Published: 11/30/2016
A conduit to cleaner bays in Nassau County
Source: LI Herald

November

Posted: 11/30/2016
Originally Published: 11/29/2016
Necropsy on Euthanized Humpback Whale 'Wrapped Up', No Answers Yet: NOAA
Source: Westhampton Patch

Posted: 11/30/2016
Originally Published: 11/28/2016
Humpback Whale Euthanized Showing Signs of 'Trauma' During Necroposy: NOAA
Source: Westhampton Patch

Posted: 11/29/2016
Originally Published: 11/29/2016
Stranded whale euthanized in Moriches Bay had hematoma, vets say
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/29/2016
Originally Published: 11/28/2016
Petition Calls For Action In Wake Of Stranded Whale’s Death Off Long Island
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 11/29/2016
Originally Published: 11/27/2016
Vigil held for stranded whale that was euthanized
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 11/29/2016
Originally Published: 11/27/2016
The Plastic Bag Plague
Source: WGRZ Buffalo

Posted: 11/29/2016
Originally Published: 11/23/2016
Plan for county center to be introduced
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 11/28/2016
Originally Published: 11/25/2016
Vigil Planned for Humpback Whale Euthanized in Moriches Bay; Petition Created Demanding Change
Source: Westhampton Patch

Posted: 11/28/2016
Originally Published: 11/25/2016
The Death of a Humpback Whale Trapped In Long Island
Source: Apex Tribune

Posted: 11/28/2016
Originally Published: 11/24/2016
Whale stuck in shallow waters off Long Island euthanized
Source: USA Today

Posted: 11/28/2016
Originally Published: 11/23/2016
Ailing humpback whale stuck on New York sandbar euthanized
Source: The Greater New Milford Spectrum

Posted: 11/28/2016
Originally Published: 11/23/2016
Humpback Whale Stranded on Moriches Bay Sandbar Euthanized
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 11/28/2016
Originally Published: 11/22/2016
Sen. Blumenthal Declares "War" Against Trump's Environmental Policies
Source: WNPR

Posted: 11/17/2016
Originally Published: 11/14/2016
Enviros push for, mostly, roadless Boreas Ponds with help from Sigourney Weaver
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 11/17/2016
Originally Published: 11/14/2016
State urged to limit probable carcinogen found in tap water
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/17/2016
Originally Published: 11/14/2016
Environmentalists Warn of New, Emerging Carcinogen Found in Personal Care Products
Source: North Fork Patch

Posted: 11/17/2016
Originally Published: 11/11/2016
EPA to allow dumping of dredged waste in Long Island Sound
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/17/2016
Originally Published: 11/10/2016
State's delay on final sea-level rise projections chided
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/17/2016
Originally Published: 11/10/2016
Environmentalists Applaud Voters' Approval of CPF Extension
Source: Riverhead Patch

Posted: 11/7/2016
Originally Published: 11/4/2016
EPA issues rule creating disposal site for dredging sediment
Source: The Washington Times

Posted: 11/7/2016
Originally Published: 11/4/2016
Despite Public Outcry, EPA Issues Rule to Dump Dredge Spoils at Eastern Long Island Sound Site
Source: North Fork Patch

October

Posted: 10/31/2016
Originally Published: 10/28/2016
Governor Cuomo Announces Successful CleanSweepNY Collection Event on Long Island
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 10/28/2016
Originally Published: 10/28/2016
Environmental group takes a pass in the First Congressional District race
Source: Southold Local

Posted: 10/21/2016
Originally Published: 10/20/2016
Drop off unused meds this weekend to prevent misuse
Source: cincinnati.com

Posted: 10/21/2016
Originally Published: 10/20/2016
Congressional Candidates Face Off On Environmental Issues
Source: Riverhead Patch

Posted: 10/21/2016
Originally Published: 10/20/2016
Congressional Candidates Show Their Environmental Stripes
Source: East End Beacon

Posted: 10/21/2016
Originally Published: 10/20/2016
Connecticut, R.I. delegations reaffirm support for dredge disposal site in Long Island Sound
Source: The Day

Posted: 10/19/2016
Originally Published: 10/19/2016
Zeldin, Throne-Holst differ on EPA oversight at environmental debate
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 10/19/2016
Originally Published: 10/18/2016
Costs to Maintain Clean Water, Control Pollution In Westchester/Hudson Valley Soars to $1 Billion: Report
Source: prweb

Posted: 10/19/2016
Originally Published: 10/18/2016
Congressional candidates to discuss environmental issues in Riverhead
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 10/19/2016
Originally Published: 10/18/2016
Waterbury's water restrictions impacting city businesses
Source: WTNH

Posted: 10/16/2016
Originally Published: 10/13/2016
Parents Warned Kids Might Have Come In Contact With Pesticides, Other Chemicals Dumped At Long Island Park
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 10/6/2016
Originally Published: 10/5/2016
Bay Park sewage plant earns a B+
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 10/5/2016
Originally Published: 10/5/2016
NYS And EPA Clash Over LI Sound Dredging Plan
Source: WSHU

Posted: 10/5/2016
Originally Published: 10/4/2016
Suffolk Legislature to vote on cleanup of Gallo duck farm
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/4/2016
Originally Published: 10/2/2016
Editorial: Expand Wilderness to protect treasures
Source: Press Republican

September

Posted: 9/30/2016
Originally Published: 9/29/2016
Plastic bag legislation could help Freeport waterfront
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 9/30/2016
Originally Published: 9/29/2016
L.I.: Largest Residential Solar Economy In New York
Source: WSHU

Posted: 9/30/2016
Originally Published: 9/29/2016
Solar Power on Long Island Reaches Major Milestone
Source: Public News Service

Posted: 9/29/2016
Originally Published: 9/28/2016
Governor Cuomo Announces 35,000 Solar Installations Completed on Long Island
Source: News LI

Posted: 9/29/2016
Originally Published: 9/28/2016
Environmental Report: Bay Park sewage operation is improving
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/23/2016
Originally Published: 9/22/2016
We all have a role to play in keeping our water clean
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 9/23/2016
Originally Published: 9/20/2016
Putting the Great Lakes on the Presidential Agenda
Source: Public News Service

Posted: 9/22/2016
Originally Published: 9/21/2016
Upstate nuclear plant subsidy will raise LIPA customer’s bills
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/20/2016
Originally Published: 9/15/2016
Long Island water quality is always of highest concern
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/20/2016
Originally Published: 9/15/2016
Suffolk County Considering Expansion Plan For Sewer System
Source: WSHU

Posted: 9/15/2016
Originally Published: 9/14/2016
County passes law to charge for single-use bags
Source: Shelter Island Reporter

Posted: 9/15/2016
Originally Published: 9/14/2016
Sewers planned for LI airport, Sayville and Oakdale
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 9/13/2016
Originally Published: 9/12/2016
New Offshore Wind Alliance Launched in New York
Source: North American Wind Power

Posted: 9/13/2016
Originally Published: 9/12/2016
Alliance targets 5GW off NY
Source: reNEWS

Posted: 9/13/2016
Originally Published: 9/12/2016
Suffolk County Holds Hearings On Water Quality
Source: WSHU

Posted: 9/13/2016
Originally Published: 9/12/2016
NY Designates Superfund Site At Long Island Air Base
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 9/13/2016
Originally Published: 9/12/2016
Offshore wind alliance launched in New York
Source: Clean Technology Business Review

Posted: 9/13/2016
Originally Published: 9/11/2016
Groups join forces to fund East End water quality projects
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/9/2016
Originally Published: 9/8/2016
Shoppers, lawmakers offer mixed bag of opinions on 5-cent charge
Source: Riverhead News-Review

Posted: 9/9/2016
Originally Published: 9/8/2016
Long Island Plastic Bag Fee: Suffolk County Shoppers Pay How Much For Paper Or Plastic?
Source: International Business Times

Posted: 9/8/2016
Originally Published: 9/7/2016
Suffolk Lawmakers To Vote On Plastic Bag Surcharge
Source: WSHU

Posted: 9/8/2016
Originally Published: 9/7/2016
Bill imposing 5-cent fee on carryout bags passes Suffolk County Legislature
Source: Riverhead Local

Posted: 9/8/2016
Originally Published: 9/7/2016
Suffolk to vote on 'bring your own bag' law
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 9/8/2016
Originally Published: 9/7/2016
Suffolk lawmakers add 5 cent fee for disposable paper, plastic bags
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/8/2016
Originally Published: 9/7/2016
Suffolk County Lawmakers To Vote On Plastic, Paper Bag Fee
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 9/7/2016
Originally Published: 9/6/2016
Part 360, back to school with NYSCOSS, remembering Clarence "Rapp" Rappelyea
Source: Capitol Pressroom

Posted: 9/7/2016
Originally Published: 9/3/2016
Nassau privatized services’ performance results in disagreements
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/7/2016
Originally Published: 9/1/2016
Suffolk lawmakers to weigh 5-cent fee for plastic, paper bags
Source: Newsday

August

Posted: 8/31/2016
Originally Published: 8/31/2016
Dowling grants last degrees, loses accreditation Wednesday
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/30/2016
Originally Published: 8/30/2016
Biggest users: Select few on South Fork use millions of gallons of water
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 8/29/2016
Originally Published: 8/26/2016
Coconut and cork turf approved for Hamden High School field
Source: WTNH News 8

Posted: 8/18/2016
Originally Published: 8/17/2016
Malloy, Cuomo face off over dumping in Long Island Sound
Source: The CT Mirror

Posted: 8/11/2016
Originally Published: 8/11/2016
Hamden High School Baseball Field Renovations Moving Forward
Source: Hamden Patch

Posted: 8/8/2016
Originally Published: 8/6/2016
Governor may take legal action against EPA over proposed dumping
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 8/8/2016
Originally Published: 8/5/2016
Connecticut, New York at odds over plan to dump silt in Long Island Sound
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 8/5/2016
Originally Published: 8/4/2016
Cuomo: New York State Will Sue Over Dredge Spoil Dumping in Long Island Sound
Source: North Fork Patch

Posted: 8/5/2016
Originally Published: 8/4/2016
Long Island Sound Dump Plans Puts NY, Connecticut at Odds
Source: ABC News

Posted: 8/5/2016
Originally Published: 8/4/2016
Cuomo threatens legal action over Long Island Sound dumping
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/5/2016
Originally Published: 8/4/2016
State tells Navy, Grumman to pay for plume cleanup
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 8/1/2016
Originally Published: 7/29/2016
Rep. Zeldin Calls on EPA to Keep Commitment to Permanently Close Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Sites
Source: Long Island Exchange

Posted: 8/1/2016
Originally Published: 7/29/2016
Long Island Sound shouldn’t be ‘dumping ground,’ Rep. Zeldin says
Source: Newsday

July

Posted: 7/29/2016
Originally Published: 7/28/2016
Residents rally to ban plastic bags
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 7/29/2016
Originally Published: 7/27/2016
EPA move to let sludge disposal in Sound continue draws ire
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/29/2016
Originally Published: 7/27/2016
A tale of two sewage plants
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 7/29/2016
Originally Published: 7/27/2016
Environmental groups urge New York vote on proposed Deepwater Wind offshore wind project
Source: Utility DIVE

Posted: 7/29/2016
Originally Published: 7/26/2016
Suffolk pols vote to allow new high-tech septic systems
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/29/2016
Originally Published: 7/26/2016
Suffolk Legislature grills health chief over groundwater testing
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/26/2016
Originally Published: 7/22/2016
Environmentalists, Town Unhappy After LIPA Meeting to Vote on Offshore Wind Farm Postponed
Source: East Hampton Patch

Posted: 7/26/2016
Originally Published: 7/20/2016
Vote On Long Island Wind Farm Postponed At State's Request
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 7/26/2016
Originally Published: 7/18/2016
Bill aims to prevent spread of more invasive species in NY waterways
Source: WIVB Buffalo

Posted: 7/26/2016
Originally Published: 7/14/2016
The Latest: Governor Praises Offshore Wind Farm Proposal
Source: ABC News

Posted: 7/26/2016
Originally Published: 7/14/2016
Higgins Wins Approval for Amendment Protecting Great Lakes from Future Attempts to Divert Water
Source: WNYmedia.net

Posted: 7/5/2016
Originally Published: 7/1/2016
'Fundamentally flawed' report on Plum Island's future, environmentalists say
Source: The Suffolk Times

June

Posted: 6/30/2016
Originally Published: 6/30/2016
Groups Push Cuomo to Commit to Offshore Wind Power
Source: Public News Service

Posted: 6/30/2016
Originally Published: 6/29/2016
Broad Coalition Calls on Governor Cuomo to Launch Offshore Wind Power for New York
Source: Long Island Exchange

Posted: 6/28/2016
Originally Published: 6/26/2016
Buzz around state plan on bee health, pesticide
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 6/24/2016
Originally Published: 6/22/2016
National Grid Proposes Solar Farm In Shoreham
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 6/23/2016
Originally Published: 6/21/2016
Grid, NextERA propose solar farm at Shoreham nuke plant site
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/21/2016
Originally Published: 6/20/2016
States to vote on first diversion of Great Lakes water
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/21/2016
Originally Published: 6/20/2016
Teachers demand more air quality tests around Brookhaven landfill
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 6/21/2016
Originally Published: 6/19/2016
Residents: Air near the Brookhaven Town landfill should be tested
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/21/2016
Originally Published: 6/18/2016
Fishermen Worry About Plan for Wind Farm off New York Coast
Source: ABC News

Posted: 6/14/2016
Originally Published: 6/14/2016
DEC Announces Final Sewage Pollution Right to Know Regulations
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 6/13/2016
Originally Published: 6/10/2016
Ohio’s plan to fight toxic algae not enough to lessen threat to Buffalo’s water supply, officials say
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/13/2016
Originally Published: 6/10/2016
NY legislators should act on labeling of GMO food (Your letters)
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 6/10/2016
Originally Published: 6/9/2016
City Council is left holding the bag
Source: Queens Chronicle

Posted: 6/10/2016
Originally Published: 6/8/2016
Plastic-bag tax? Lawmakers push back
Source: WGRZ Buffalo

Posted: 6/7/2016
Originally Published: 6/3/2016
Cuomo Administration Signals Strong Interest to Pursue Offshore Wind Power for New York
Source: Long Island Exchange

Posted: 6/7/2016
Originally Published: 6/1/2016
Plastic bag ban debated in Suffolk County Legislature
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/7/2016
Originally Published: 6/1/2016
Suffolk weighs plastic bag ban in grocery stores
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 6/3/2016
Originally Published: 6/2/2016
Springfield sewage pollutes Connecticut River and LI Sound
Source: The Bridgeport News

Posted: 6/1/2016
Originally Published: 6/1/2016
Air Quality In Fairfield And Suffolk Improving, But Still Among Worst In Nation
Source: WSHU

May

Posted: 5/27/2016
Originally Published: 5/26/2016
East End Skeptical About New EPA Dredge Spoil Rules
Source: East End Beacon

Posted: 5/27/2016
Originally Published: 5/26/2016
Plan for New London dredge disposal site debated at public hearing
Source: The Day

Posted: 5/25/2016
Originally Published: 5/24/2016
Suffolk Shouldn’t Have to Chop Down Trees to Let Solar Panels Spring Up
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 5/25/2016
Originally Published: 5/24/2016
Environmentalists: Toxic substances bill would hurt New York
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 5/25/2016
Originally Published: 5/24/2016
EPA hearing on creating 3rd LI Sound dump slated for Wednesday
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/24/2016
Originally Published: 5/23/2016
Dumping site in Long Island Sound near Fishers Island to be subject of public hearing Wednesday
Source: Riverhead Local

Posted: 5/23/2016
Originally Published: 5/23/2016
Mangano Advances New Path For Ocean Outfall Pipe
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 5/20/2016
Originally Published: 5/19/2016
Nassau eyes aqueduct as solution to Bay Park outfall problem
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/17/2016
Originally Published: 5/16/2016
Suffolk lakes increasingly tainted by algae, advocates say
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/17/2016
Originally Published: 5/16/2016
NY should require food containing GMOs to be labeled (Commentary)
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 5/17/2016
Originally Published: 5/16/2016
Toxic Algae In Fresh Water Lakes, Ponds Rising On Long Island
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 5/16/2016
Originally Published: 5/13/2016
Suffolk County will ban plastic bags by 2018
Source: Long Island Report

Posted: 5/13/2016
Originally Published: 5/12/2016
Officials: Water fountains at Valley Stream elementary school have lead
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 5/11/2016
Originally Published: 5/11/2016
Potsdam-based Clarkson University study shows Adirondack Park forest preserve is economic asset for surrounding communities
Source: North Country Now

Posted: 5/9/2016
Originally Published: 5/8/2016
Editorial: Paper? Plastic? Or this...
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 5/4/2016
Originally Published: 5/3/2016
Long Island Sound is a fight worth the engagement
Source: CT Post

Posted: 5/2/2016
Originally Published: 4/29/2016
Concerns surround LI Sound dump site
Source: News 12 Long Island

April

Posted: 4/29/2016
Originally Published: 4/29/2016
EPA Approves Dredging Plan, Angering Environmentalists
Source: WSHU

Posted: 4/29/2016
Originally Published: 4/28/2016
Critics lining up to oppose EPA’s Long Island Sound dumping plan
Source: Riverhead News-Review

Posted: 4/29/2016
Originally Published: 4/28/2016
Clean Water Is Next Great Battle for Long Island
Source: The East Hampton Star

Posted: 4/28/2016
Originally Published: 4/27/2016
Bellone: Clean-water plan boosts environment, economy
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 4/28/2016
Originally Published: 4/23/2016
Suffolk wants to add water usage fee to fund nitrogen effort
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/25/2016
Originally Published: 4/23/2016
1,500 volunteers help with Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s spring cleanup
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 4/22/2016
Originally Published: 4/22/2016
Regional coalition calls on Department of Homeland Security to protect Plum Island
Source: Milford Mirror

Posted: 4/22/2016
Originally Published: 4/22/2016
Proposed natural gas pipeline project suspended
Source: The Greenwich Post

Posted: 4/21/2016
Originally Published: 4/21/2016
'Bag It' advocate introduces film for St. Joe's Earth Day
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 4/15/2016
Originally Published: 4/15/2016
Letters: Water Plant A Violation Of Public Trust
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 4/15/2016
Originally Published: 4/13/2016
Scotts to remove chemicals harmful to bees
Source: Examiner.com

Posted: 4/13/2016
Originally Published: 4/12/2016
Scotts Miracle-Gro to phase out bee-threatening insecticides
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/13/2016
Originally Published: 4/12/2016
Protests Over Deficit Plan To Take $22 Million From Clean Energy Fund
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 4/12/2016
Originally Published: 4/9/2016
Brookhaven, Shoreham solar array sites spur controversy
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/12/2016
Originally Published: 4/9/2016
Bridgehampton sand mining firm barred from processing debris
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/12/2016
Originally Published: 4/8/2016
Why Suffolk lawmakers should pass the single-use plastic bag ban
Source: Riverhead Local

Posted: 4/9/2016
Originally Published: 4/7/2016
U.S. Sen. Schumer calls for Long Island Sound pollution funds
Source: The Island Now

Posted: 4/9/2016
Originally Published: 4/7/2016
Suffolk Legis. William Spencer delays plan to ban plastic bags
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/4/2016
Originally Published: 4/1/2016
Walker signs bill banning bans on plastic bags
Source: Wisconsin Gazette

Posted: 4/4/2016
Originally Published: 4/1/2016
Groups Applaud Water Infrastructure Investments in NYS Budget
Source: Long Island Exchange

Posted: 4/4/2016
Originally Published: 3/31/2016
Suffolk's Plastic Bag Ban Gets Public Support
Source: Long-Islander News

March

Posted: 3/30/2016
Originally Published: 3/30/2016
The Verdict is In: Support for Doing Away with the Plastic Bag is Overwhelming
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 3/30/2016
Originally Published: 3/28/2016
Conservation group seeks protections for bumblebee species
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/30/2016
Originally Published: 3/22/2016
Suffolk hearing eyes plastic bag ban
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/29/2016
Originally Published: 3/28/2016
Senators Push for Plum Island Preservation
Source: The East Hampton Star

Posted: 3/28/2016
Originally Published: 3/25/2016
Senators push for Plum Island to become park
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 3/24/2016
Originally Published: 3/23/2016
Au naturel: Adirondack Council proposes to expand High Peaks Wilderness
Source: Watertown Daily Times

Posted: 3/24/2016
Originally Published: 3/23/2016
Feds Identify Offshore Wind Farm Site
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 3/24/2016
Originally Published: 3/23/2016
Senator Blumenthal advocates for crumb rubber research
Source: WTNH News 8

Posted: 3/24/2016
Originally Published: 3/22/2016
Long Island Community Groups and Leaders Rally for Offshore Wind
Source: The Indypendent

Posted: 3/22/2016
Originally Published: 3/21/2016
Schumer, Gillibrand Make New Senate Push to Preserve Plum Island & To Prevent Sale to Highest Bidder
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 3/22/2016
Originally Published: 3/21/2016
Rhode Island touts wind farm project off Block Island
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/15/2016
Originally Published: 3/15/2016
Suffolk moves to ban single-use plastic bags county-wide; March 22 hearing set
Source: Riverhead Local

Posted: 3/14/2016
Originally Published: 3/13/2016
East Enders Urge County to Consider Plastic Bag Ban
Source: East End Beacon

Posted: 3/10/2016
Originally Published: 3/9/2016
Cuomo: LIRR Third Track Wouldn’t Impact Homes
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 3/10/2016
Originally Published: 3/9/2016
Advocates, lawmakers push GMO labeling of food and seeds
Source: WRBG Albany

Posted: 3/10/2016
Originally Published: 3/9/2016
POLL: Should Single-Use Plastic Bags Be Banned?
Source: North Fork Patch

Posted: 3/7/2016
Originally Published: 3/4/2016
Editorial: When a public hearing goes unheard for LI Sound dump plan
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 3/7/2016
Originally Published: 3/4/2016
With Growing Public Support, Suffolk County Proposes Bill to Stop Use of Disposable Plastic Bag
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 3/7/2016
Originally Published: 3/3/2016
Environmentalists Call For Changes To LI Sound Dredging Plan
Source: WSHU

Posted: 3/3/2016
Originally Published: 3/2/2016
Suffolk Lawmaker Proposes Banning Use Of Plastic Bags At Retail Stores
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 3/2/2016
Originally Published: 3/1/2016
Suffolk legislators propose bill banning single-use plastic bags
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/2/2016
Originally Published: 3/1/2016
Suffolk County Legislators Working To Ban Plastic Bags
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 3/2/2016
Originally Published: 3/1/2016
EPA hearing draws opposition to plan to dump silt into Sound
Source: Newsday

February

Posted: 2/26/2016
Originally Published: 2/25/2016
Pulse of the Peninsula: Cuomo acts to protect drinking water
Source: The Island Now

Posted: 2/26/2016
Originally Published: 2/24/2016
EPA announces plan to reduce nitrogen in Long Island Sound
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 2/26/2016
Originally Published: 2/24/2016
Elected Officials & Environmental Advocates Reject Long Island Sound Dredge Dumping Plan
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 2/26/2016
Originally Published: 2/23/2016
DEC Holds Second Long Island Pharmaceutical Take Back Day For Healthcare Facilities
Source: Long Island Exchange

Posted: 2/26/2016
Originally Published: 2/23/2016
Defense Comes Out Swinging In Highly Publicized Long Island Dumping Trial
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 2/23/2016
Originally Published: 2/23/2016
Long Island Sound groups happy with EPA plan
Source: CT Post

Posted: 2/22/2016
Originally Published: 2/22/2016
Save the Sound: EPA Nitrogen Strategy is Strong Start for Sound
Source: Stratford Star

Posted: 2/22/2016
Originally Published: 2/19/2016
Cuomo Announces Launch of LI Groundwater Initiatives
Source: East End Beacon

Posted: 2/19/2016
Originally Published: 2/19/2016
NY State To Begin Testing Ground Water Near Former Northrop Grumman Plant
Source: WNPR

Posted: 2/19/2016
Originally Published: 2/18/2016
Conn. Children's Committee Hears Testimony For Crumb Rubber Turf Ban
Source: WSHU

Posted: 2/19/2016
Originally Published: 2/18/2016
Community Groups and Local Leaders Call on Mayor de Blasio to Power NYC with Offshore Wind
Source: eNews Park Forest

Posted: 2/19/2016
Originally Published: 2/18/2016
Governor Cuomo Launches Statewide Water Quality Initiatives
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 2/17/2016
Originally Published: 2/16/2016
Contaminated Groundwater Found Near Long Island Mulch, Compost Sites
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 2/17/2016
Originally Published: 2/16/2016
Study: Contaminants found in groundwater near compost sites
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 2/15/2016
Originally Published: 2/12/2016
New fuel tank regs to aid farmers, protect environment
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 2/14/2016
Originally Published: 2/12/2016
Blumenthal, Advocates Applaud White House Study of Synthetic Turf
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 2/11/2016
Originally Published: 2/11/2016
Dredging OK’d, but lawmakers seek option
Source: CT Post

Posted: 2/10/2016
Originally Published: 2/10/2016
Editorial: Expand drug drop in stores to help keep water pure
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/8/2016
Originally Published: 2/8/2016
New Federal Long Island Sound Dredging Plan Divides Connecticut and New York
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 2/8/2016
Originally Published: 2/6/2016
Officials: High Nitrogen Levels Caused Fish Kills In Long Island’s Peconic River
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 2/4/2016
Originally Published: 2/3/2016
Health officials: Drug disposal program stops 1 ton of meds from entering environment
Source: FiOS1 Long Island

Posted: 2/3/2016
Originally Published: 2/3/2016
2,000 Pounds Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs Collected On Long Island
Source: CBS New York

January

Posted: 1/27/2016
Originally Published: 1/27/2016
What's the Impact of Dumping Dredged Waste in Long Island Sound?
Source: WNPR

Posted: 1/21/2016
Originally Published: 1/21/2016
A PEPie Bag for Patchogue
Source: The Long Island Advance

Posted: 1/15/2016
Originally Published: 1/15/2016
Cuomo budget proposal could cushion tax impact of Huntley closing
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/14/2016
Originally Published: 1/13/2016
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget addresses key LI issues
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/14/2016
Originally Published: 1/13/2016
Army Corps OKs dumping dredged silt into Long Island Sound
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/14/2016
Originally Published: 1/12/2016
Dumping to continue in Long Island Sound for decades, elected officials, environmentalists outraged
Source: North Fork Patch

Posted: 1/11/2016
Originally Published: 1/9/2016
Pope inspires clergy to join environmental movement
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/7/2016
Originally Published: 1/5/2016
Offshore wind power in Long Island’s future
Source: Long Island Report

Posted: 1/7/2016
Originally Published: 1/5/2016
Tunnel from Long Island to Westchester to be studied
Source: Press and Sun-Bulletin

Posted: 1/6/2016
Originally Published: 1/5/2016
New York Environmental Protection Fund to nearly double to $300 million
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 1/4/2016
Originally Published: 1/3/2016
Huntington to clean Northport Bay with $140G national grant
Source: Newsday