Polluted ground and surface waters remain a fact of life here on eastern Long Island, but the good news is many efforts undertaken to improve water quality have been successful.
The Centers for Disease Control recently issued a report warning that tick borne illnesses are rapidly spreading as the Long Island tick population explodes in the spring and summer seasons.
East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc announced Tuesday the town is moving swiftly to create a water district in Wainscott to extend public water to over 870 homes and businesses.
The village’s plan to use a portion of a 24-acre site it owns on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike as an impound yard for vehicles seized by police has attracted a growing chorus of opposition from environmentalists.
Group for the East End launched a new website that aims to forge connections between citizens, benefactors, politicians, and conservation groups who share a passion for the protection of local wildlife.
The urgency of the need for renewable energy is growing. That was one of the conclusions drawn by experts and public officials at Friday’s “Express Sessions” conversation on renewable energy.
“One-stop shopping” for free or discounted energy efficiency and solar energy projects will be available to East Hampton home and business owners through Energize East Hampton.
Back in 2008, wildlife biologist Mike Bottini spent a lot of time searching ponds, creeks and waterways throughout Long Island in search of a most illusive species — Lontra canadensis, a.k.a. the river otter.
It all began with an abandoned plastic doll on a stunning beach, and the nagging notion that the seaside façade hid something far less unspoiled.
Group members said the tower would be ugly and devalue their property. More importantly, they said, it would possibly expose them to harmful electromagnetic waves.
A lineup of 20 shiny new electric or hybrid cars will be the centerpiece of Southampton Town’s Earth Day celebration at Good Friend Park in Hampton Bays on Saturday.
In an April 5 decision, the Appellate Term of the New York State Supreme Court upheld Southampton’s right to enforce zoning code violations at the sand mine and composting facility the company owns on Millstone Road in Noyac.
To mark the start of what has commonly become known on the East End as "tick season," Stony Brook University held a symposium last week at the university's Health Sciences Center.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week it had issued a water quality advisory for a neighborhood in East Quote.
The Sag Harbor Express will continue its fourth Express Sessions panel discussion with a focus on the development of renewable energy on the South Fork on Friday, April 20.