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.
State DEC: Require permanent drug collection boxes in all retail pharmacies, at drug manufacturers’ expense
Permanent prescription drug collection boxes will be required at all retail pharmacies in New York State, paid for by pharmaceutical manufacturers, under a proposal...
In an effort to stop the spread of the deadly oak wilt fungus, the state has imposed restrictions on the shipment of firewood out of Suffolk and banned the shipment of oak trees and any portion of an oak tree.
Environmental regulators continue investigation into MTBE contamination in the Manorville Pine Barrens
Environmental regulators continue to investigate the MTBE contamination of drinking water wells in the Manorville pine barrens. They have not yet determined the source or extent of the contamination.
The State DEC has issued a draft of a new guidance document for the creation of living shorelines, aimed at improving coastal resiliency and better protect the coast.
Calling all volunteers to help remove invasive water primrose from the Peconic River.
Riverhead Town Board wrap: Riverhead (finally) finishes environmental review on EPCAL plan, OKs more $ for skate park
Riverhead Town has completed a five-and-a-half-year environmental review process on a new development plan for its remaining property at the former Grumman facility in Calverton. The...
A bill pending in the State Legislature could impose significant restrictions on fishing in Plum Gut, the Sluiceway and part of the Race.
Governor Cuomo announced up to $3.6 million in grants are available to businesses in New York’s fishing industry affected by the impacts of Superstorm...
Local fishing industry businesses that took losses due to Super Storm Sandy will now have access to $3.6 million in grant funding being made...
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