Environment

East Hampton Energy Efficiency Program Coming

“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.

In Otter News … Lontra Canadensis Makes a Comeback

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.

“Trashy Fashy” — a Discarded Plastic Doll — Hopes To Raise Awareness About Pollution

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.  

Bad Reception For Cell Tower in Noyac

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.

Electric, Hybrid Cars Focus Of Earth Day Celebration

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.

Court Deals Another Blow To Sand Land in Noyac

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.

Experts Say More is Needed to Combat Tick Dissease

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.

Water Quality Advisory Issued for East Quogue

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week it had issued a water quality advisory for a neighborhood in East Quote.

Express Sessions To Focus on Renewable Energy

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.

Breathe: Earth Day Celebration & Wellness Weekend

The South Fork Natural History Museum will do its part to commemorate the occasion with an Earth Day Celebration & Wellness Weekend, starting Friday at 7 p.m.

Funding Goal for Sag Harbor Water Testing Project Is Inches Away

An ambitious plan proposed by the Sag Harbor Harbor Committee to hire Dr. Christopher Gobler to undertake regular water testing in the bay and cove this season has been nearly completely funded.

Critics Tilt at Windmills at East Hampton Forum

The proposed South Fork Wind Farm ran into headwinds Saturday from skeptics at a forum on the topic sponsored by the Group for Good Government at the East Hampton Library.

State Numbers Show Regional Increase in Deer Hunting

A report released last week by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation shows deer hunting activity in 2017 was down 5 percent from 2016 across the state while local hunters increased their take in four of the five East End towns.

East Hampton Town Asked To Pause on Deepwater Wind

Some community members implored the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday to delay moving on Deepwater Wind’s request for access to the public right-of-way.

North Haven Mayor Promotes Oysters

North Haven Village Mayor Jeff Sander has a hankering for oysters, although not necessarily on the half shell.

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Sean Ludwick Denied Parole, Eligible Again in 2020

Sean P. Ludwick, who is serving three to nine years in state prison as part of a plea deal in the drunken driving crash that killed Paul Hansen of Sag Harbor in 2015, was denied parole on September 4.

LI Man Seeking Kidney Donation Gets Help from Wainscott Ad Executive

A Long Island man is about 500 steps closer to finding the kidney donation he needs after a Wainscott man and his daughter, who are the owner and president of a New York City marketing and advertising agency, stepped in to lend a hand.

Stony Brook Southampton Receives Delivery Excellence Award

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Kathleen D. Allen Maternity Center has been named a recipient of the 2018 Healthgrades Women’s Care Awards.