Richard Amper

Long Island Officials Spar Over Solar Panels, Preserving Open SpaceCounty officials claim the environmental benefits from the solar farms would be 20 times greater than what is lost from cutting down the trees.
Toxic Rust Tide Hits Long Island’s East End At The Height Of Summer Tourist SeasonJust when you thought that it was safe to go in the water, a danger is lurking off of Long Island's east end, and it's the worst that anyone has seen in years.
Bellone: Long Island's Water Quality Is No. 1 Priority Of My AdministrationA new water pollution study on Long Island claims nitrogen levels in the ground and surface water have become critically high.
Yaphank Residents Oppose Sandy Car Auction; Cite EnvironmentThere is a plan to clear 55 acres of forest on Long Island to create an auction site for vehicles damaged by superstorm Sandy, but there is a battle over the plan.

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