The federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for his research on Long Island’s water quality problems.
A comprehensive financial audit of LTV, the nonprofit organization that provides public access cable TV in East Hampton and is funded largely by the town, found no misappropriation of funds but pinpointed 19 financial practices that fell short.
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has joined the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in the latter group’s motion to oppose the designation of an offshore marine monument in the Northeast Atlantic, which environmental groups support.
The need for seasonal work-force housing is a crisis that only a multifaceted approach will resolve, according to those who spoke yesterday at a breakfast symposium organized by the East Hampton Business Alliance.