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Kevin McAllister

A coastal scientist sounds alarm on the inescapably dire impacts of sea level rise

by Apr 29, 2018
The state DEC last year issued a “medium projection” of sea level rise for Long Island of 16 inches by the 2050s and a ‘’high projection” by then of 30 inches. Column by Karl Grossman

‘Living on the Edge’: What does rising sea level mean for our coastal community?

by Jan 15, 2017
The physical and ecological implications of climate change to our local region will be the subject of a talk by coastal scientist Kevin McAllister Jan. 27 at the Jamesport Meeting House.

Suffolk’s wastewater treatment initiative: groundbreaking or ‘baby steps’?

by Oct 15, 2016
Karl Grossman looks at Suffolk's slow attempt to move from standard septic systems to the advanced variety.

New code allowing approval of advanced septic systems is released by county, roundly criticized by clean water advocate

by May 20, 2016
The county's just-released sanitary code article providing for alternative and innovative wastewater treatment systems was promptly and roundly criticized by clean water advocate Kevin McAllister of Defend H20.

‘Massive’ die-off of turtles: Dozens of dead diamondback terrapins wash up along Flanders Bay beaches

by May 13, 2015
The bloated bodies of dozens of diamondback terrapins have been found scattered across the shores of several Jamesport and Flanders beaches since late April.

Former Peconic Baykeeper launches new environmental organization

by Nov 14, 2014
The former Peconic Baykeeper, a Quogue resident who was fired from his position after almost two decades at the helm, has unveiled a new not-for-profit group, "Defend H2O", aimed at protecting and restoring water quality across Long Island.