Long Island

L.I. Town Pushes For Large Solar Projects

Sep 14, 2016
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The Town of Brookhaven on Long Island wants to give commercial properties leeway to build bigger – that is, only if they install rooftop solar panels.

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Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY1, wants the Department of Defense to cover the cost of connecting some Westhampton homeowners to the municipal water supply.

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A group of state lawmakers is teaming up with environmental groups to ask Governor Cuomo’s administration to ban the use of wastewater from hydrofracking and other oil and gas extraction from being spread on public roadways.

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The long awaited trial for Hank Greenberg started Tuesday. Greenberg is the former head of the insurance giant AIG. New York’s Attorney General is trying to show that Greenberg oversaw two transactions that duped shareholders of half a billion dollars, but what’s mostly at stake is the reputation of a Wall Street luminary.

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A Nassau County legislative committee wants to hire a California nonprofit to monitor the county jail’s medical provider.

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