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Food waste to energy

Three hearings on controversial topics are on the Riverhead Town Board’s agenda Tuesday night

The town board will hear public comments on three proposed changes to the Riverhead Town Code at Tuesday night's meeting. All three involve topics that have sparked controversy in the local community: gun shops & shooting ranges; drive-through windows in Wading River; and food waste-to-energy facilities.

Food waste-to-energy company in talks with United Metro Energy to locate at EPCAL

The company seeking to build a food waste energy plant in Riverhead is in talks with United Metro Energy about locating a facility at United’s site in the Calverton Enterprise Park.