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Town Board set to vote on special permit for new commercial solar facility in Calverton

The approval of a new 22.9 megawatt solar energy facility on 198 acres in Calverton is on the town board’s agenda tomorrow.

Newly released data disclose Navy knew of toxic PFAS chemicals in groundwater at Grumman ‘fence line’ in 2016

Data released by the Navy this week for the first time show significant detections of toxic PFAS chemicals at the southern border of the former aerospace manufacturing site.

Planning board to consider scope of review for 423,964-square-foot industrial complex at meeting tonight

The Riverhead Planning Board will hold a public scoping meeting tonight for a massive industrial development proposed for a 30-acre parcel on Middle Country Road in Calverton.

Schumer demands Navy act quickly to bring public water to homes near the former Grumman site in Calverton

Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging the U.S. Navy to immediately develop a plan to connect homes near the former Grumman site in Calverton to public water and to expand its area of investigation for groundwater contamination near the site.

Civic group demands moratorium on all industrial development in Calverton

Until a comprehensive and cumulative approach to zoning and the extent of industrial development in our community can be determined by the residents in coordination with the town board and its consultants there should be a moratorium on further industrial development in the 11933 zip code.

Scoping session to be set for 423,964 sq. ft. industrial complex in Calverton

A massive industrial development proposed for a 30-acre parcel in Calverton will be the subject of a public meeting Nov. 5 to scope out the parameters of environmental review of the project.

Proposed Calverton industrial complex requires environmental impact study, town planners say

The planning department is recommending an environmental impact statement be required for a proposed 425,464-square-foot industrial complex on 30 acres off Middle Country Road in Calverton.

No environmental impact statement for new 22.9 MW solar facility in Calverton

A proposal for a new 22.9 megawatt solar facility in Calverton will go forward without further environmental review.

Calverton sand mine operator wants to expand mine downward — to 89 ft. below groundwater

CMA Mine, which has a permit to mine a 20-acre site on the southwest corner of Osborn and Youngs avenues, wants to expand the mine vertically, by digging to a depth of 100 feet — 89 feet below the groundwater table — and constructing an 8.5-acre lake.
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Officials confirm Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in Manorville mosquito sample, schedule pesticide application for Saturday night

Suffolk County vector control will spray areas of Manorville and Calverton by truck Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight with the pesticide Anvil to control adult mosquitos in the area, after another mosquito sample taken this month tested positive for EEE.
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