A divided town board voted to support entering into an agreement with Deepwater Wind to grant an easement that would allow the company to run power cables from its proposed offshore wind farm under town-owned roads in Wainscott.
The time has come for the Town of Southampton to come to terms with “a legacy of contamination that the town has inherited” from a myriad toxic deposits and spills over the decades, said one expert this week.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed this weekend the presence of a new cyanbacteria bloom, also known as a blue-green algae bloom, in both Georgica Pond in East Hampton and in Sagg Pond in Sagaponack.
As new developments propel the installation of low-nitrogen septic systems forward on the South Fork, the technology itself — touted as a way to protect the bays from nitrogen pollution — has attracted critics.
Environmentalists and government leaders gathered with concerned citizens in Noyac on Friday and in a collective voice called for the closure of Sand Land, a sand mine and vegetative waste processing facility in Noyac.
Wainscott Pond in East Hampton is the latest local watering hole to become afflicted with cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae.
It appears the East Hampton Town Board will vote to grant an easement that would allow Deepwater Wind to bring its power transmission cable ashore at Beach Lane in Wainscott
Representatives from Tesla pitched the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday on the construction of a Tesla supercharger station in a town-owned parking lot at the gateway of Montauk.
The Group for the East End and Citizens Campaign for the Environment will attend a joint press conference at to discuss a recent report about groundwater contamination the county says stems from the Sand Land mine and waste processing facility on Millstone Road in Noyac.
A plan to demolish a one-story house on a two-thirds-acre waterfront parcel at 62 John Street and replace it with a two-story house with pool, spa, terrace and dock drew a cool response from at least one member of the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee on Monday.
Elevated levels of manganese, iron, thallium, sodium, ammonia and other contaminants were found in groundwater at Sand Land in Noyac during a Suffolk County Department of Health Services investigation, the county announced Monday.
The East Hampton Town Board is expected to vote to enter into an inter-municipal agreement with the Suffolk County Water Authority during its Thursday night meeting.
Southampton Town Police have a mystery on their hands in Noyac after two nights of mischief in the last week yielded unpleasant surprises for residents making early morning visits to Long Beach.
They will serve as the subject of science and history lessons. They’re the stuff art projects are made of. They’ll inspire the imaginations of children who have played under and around trees for generations and generations.
Water testing performed in 2017 by a citizen science task force at more than 50 East End ocean beaches, bays, harbors, ponds and other coastal areas showed higher-than-usual bacteria levels growing during summer months.