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“Scaling Up in Solar”

by Karl Grossman |

A statement that accompanies the “Long Island Solar Roadmap” points to, as an example of good solar siting, the solar carport at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge. Admiring how it “twinkles in the sun. Since 2011, the solar canopies there, laid out in rows above the parking spaces, have generated shade in the hot summer months and carbon-free electricity all year round, along with a multitude of other benefits.”

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A New Deal to Recover from COVID

by Karl Grossman |

With the massive unemployment in our country and economic devastation caused in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a call has come from New York to the U.S. heartland to recreate the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration … Full Story

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No Shades of Gray

by Karl Grossman |

Long Island too was part of the protests that have swept the nation in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis – one of so many killings of black people by police through the years. Many of … Full Story

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Nadler and Me

by Karl Grossman |

By Karl Grossman ~ Having been a journalist for nearly six decades, I’ve gotten to know many public officials. The smartest person in politics I’ve ever known – and I’ve told this to folks for years –is U.S. Representative Jerry … Full Story

Tick Truths or Conspiracy Theories?

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By Karl Grossman Lyme disease from a tick bite has been a problem on Fire Island. Thus of interest is the article in Newsweek this summer headlined: “Pentagon May Have Released Weaponized Ticks That Helped Spread of Lyme Disease: Investigation … Full Story

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Blowing in the Wind

by Karl Grossman |

  Offshore wind turbines would rise 30 miles south of far western Fire Island under a plan approved by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 18, 2019. What has been named the Empire Wind Project would mainly be off … Full Story