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South Fork Wind Farm Will Not Be Impacted by Soaring Industry Costs, Developer Says

By Michael Wright

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


Residents meet to air safety concerns about proposed battery storage unit in Holtsville

By Mark Harrington and Carl MacGowan

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


State plans to shift more of its power supply to renewables reaches a key juncture

By Yancey Roy

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.


Glass recycling on Long Island hampered by hodgepodge approach, limited uses, experts say

By Carl MacGowan

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.


Whales, from above

By Ellie Duke

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.


Long Island Sound protection would continue under new legislation

By Tracy Tullis

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.


NYers seeing increases in auto, homeowner insurance rates

By Michael Gormley

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 Long Island @ March 2 End Fossil Fuels with All Our Energy and friends

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…


Feds Okay New Wind Farm

By Christopher Walsh

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.


NOAA’s Hurricane Forecast Intensifies

By Christopher Walsh

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.”