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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $10.4 million investment to restore Long Island’s shellfish stocks.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on Congress to prevent a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program, which covers tens of thousands of homeowners in the region, and is set to expire by the end of September.

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Connecticut has a new Soundkeeper. His name is Bill Lucey. Lucey grew up in Wilton, Connecticut. As a child, he fished the Long Island for flounder and blue snapper. He dug for clams along its shores. Now he will work to keep the waters of the Sound clean for the next generation.

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Three energy companies purchased over 500 acres of land in order to build one of the largest solar farms on Long Island.

Oyster Bay Moves To Single-Stream Recycling

Aug 11, 2017
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Officials in the Town of Oyster Bay on Long Island say a new single-stream recycling program will have both a positive environmental impact and benefit taxpayers.

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