The runaway train momentum that had seemed to be driving the burgeoning offshore wind energy industry unstoppably forward has been slowed, somewhat, in recent months by surging costs that have… more
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Residents concerned about a proposed battery storage facility being built in Holtsville are holding two meetings to air their grievances. The PSC on Oct. 12 gave formal approval to the $110 million project, which includes up to 124 lithium-ion batteries on 6 acres in Holtsville
When New York regulators said “no” to giving more subsidies to offshore wind-power developers, they followed an ongoing trend here and abroad.
But it also marked what might be a crucial moment in the state’s ongoing push to shift more of its power supply to renewable energy.
April Golden and Santa Fogarty of Coram trek to Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville about once a month to deposit a box of empty pickle jars and wine bottles in the steel waste container outside.
Unlike in most Long Island towns where glass is picked up curbside on recycling day, Brookhaven residents drop their glass recyclables at 14 collection centers, including at firehouses, senior centers, libraries and parks.
Sutton Lynch rises most days before the sun, arriving at Atlantic Beach in Amagansett, N.Y., for the early-morning calm. It’s the same beach he’s been going to since he was a child, and where he worked as a lifeguard for years as a teenager. Now 23, he spends his mornings surveying the horizon. When he spots activity on the water’s surface, he sends out his drone.
Legislation to continue funding water quality and coastal habitat projects in the Long Island Sound has been introduced in the U.S. House and Senate.
The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act would provide $65 million a year through 2028, congressional staffers said.
If you noticed that your premiums for auto and homeowner insurance jumped hundreds of dollars over the last couple years, you’re not alone.
In the last two years, auto insurance premiums increased in New York state at least 6% and homeowner insurance at least 10%, according to the Professional Insurance Agents of New York State.
Join the Long Island contingent at the March to End Fossil Fuels in New York on September 17th,* 2023! With wildfire smoke choking the air we breathe, hurricanes and floods threatening our homes, and toxic pollution making us sick, it has never been more urgent to end our dependence on the leading cause of these crises – fossil fuels…
The federal Department of the Interior announced its approval on Tuesday of Revolution Wind, a 704-megawatt offshore wind farm about 15 nautical miles southeast of Point Judith, R.I. It is to provide electricity sufficient to power more than 350,000 residences in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center, citing factors including record-high sea surface temperatures, has updated its prediction for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season from “near normal” to “above normal.”