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Former councilwoman: Riverhead Town ‘failed miserably’ by not participating in state review of major solar project in Calverton

Former Riverhead Councilwoman Barbara Blass of Jamesport told the town board the record in the application of the major solar energy project approved by the state last month is "another embarrassment for the town" because a "dereliction of duty...has once again, shortchanged the people of Riverhead."

Fourth large solar energy facility in Calverton clears major hurdle

The Riverhead Planning Board last night granted preliminary site plan approval to the proposed Calverton Solar Energy Center, a 22.9 megawatt commercial solar energy production facility to be built on approximately 198 acres off Edwards Avenue in Calverton.

Navy to update community on groundwater pollution in Calverton at meeting Thursday

Navy representatives will discuss their investigation into groundwater contamination on and near the former Grumman manufacturing facility in Calverton during a virtual meeting of the Calverton restoration advisory board Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m.

Riverhead at a crossroads on NextEra solar energy proposal

The town is faced with a gnarly decision, but everything about this application has been gnarly right for the beginning. Here's why.

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.