Residential ratepayers and businesses, including people and businesses on Fire Island and other entities including schools and governments in New York State, have since been paying, and for years will continue to have to pay an added charge on their electric bills thanks to the Andrew Cuomo nuclear bailout.
What national media described as a “landmark trial” began with the lawsuit on June 29, 2021, in Central Islip. It was “the first opioid case in the country where a jury rather than a judge will decide the outcome,” pointed out The New York Times. There were so many defendants that the auditorium of Touro College’s Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center became a Supreme Court trial court.
Between 1964 and 1974 my family lived in Sayville. In the 1960s, the Great South Bay off Sayville was clear and clams were abundant. A clam rake wasn’t required to harvest clams. All we needed to do was jump off our boat, dig our feet into the sand, wiggle toes, and lots of clams were forthcoming.
Seaweed farming has come on strong worldwide, and it is being developed now in Suffolk County – including in the Great South Bay – as a way to counter a number of severe environmental problems.
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.”
For decades, John T. Tanacredi has been a crusader for the survival of horseshoe crabs. He is a world expert on the creatures. Last week he spoke before Long Island Metro Business Action about the plight of horseshoe crabs, concerned … Full Story
Geoengineering – it’s a word created to describe altering the earth and has mostly been applied to the climate crisis. The Royal Society of Great Britain, the oldest national scientific organization in the world (its roots go back to 1660), … Full Story
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
No woman has ever represented Suffolk County in the U.S. House of Representatives. This could now change with Nancy Goroff winning the Democratic nomination in New York’s First Congressional District and Jackie Gordon winning in the Second District – both … Full Story
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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