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LIPA seeks to plug into new power |

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

Saying it expects energy demand to continue to grow, the Long Island Power Authority today issued a request for proposals for up to 1,000 megawatts of power for the next 20 years. The Uniondale-based authority said it’s seeking to buy energy or electric capacity, essentially the right to power as needed, from new or existing

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Save Plum Island — Sign CFE’s Petition

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

The online petition from the Connecticut Fund for the Environment is targeting the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.

The aim is to keep the federal government from selling Plum Island — an 843-acre island at the eastern end of Long Island Sound — to the highest bidder.

Plum Island has long been the home of a federal research facility and it has been recognized as an important sanctuary for wildlife and native plants.

Suffolk Executive Steve Levy Slams Lobster Restrictions

Aug 10th, 2010 | By

Hauppauge – Suffolk Executive Steve Levy denounced an up to 75 percent restriction on lobster catches proposed by the Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC). Levy noted the restriction would catastrophically affect the historic Long Island lobster industry, and yet has no guarantee of yielding results. Levy instead proposed a series of common-sense measures to

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NY LCV Endorses Congressman Tim Bishop

Aug 9th, 2010 | By

Farmingville – Congressman Tim Bishop is proud to receive the endorsements of the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) and the national League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, two non-partisan organizations that support elected officials with proven records of protecting our country’s environmental resources. via New York League Of Conservation Voters Endorses Congressman Tim

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