Army Corps of Engineers

Emily Dooley / AP

The Village of Asharoken on Long Island’s North Shore will decide next week whether to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to restore its heavily eroded beach. If they decline, it could mean a future storm could cut some residents, as well has a neighboring hamlet, off from the mainland of Long Island.

JD Allen

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and dozens of Long Island elected officials are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to stop the Army Corp of Engineers’ plan to continue to dump dredged materials into Long Island Sound for the next 30 years.

Commercial fisherman on Long Island, along with New York Senator Charles Schumer, are urging the Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers to speed up repairs on a navigation light at Jones Beach.