Three fish kills in the Peconic River last summer were the result of rising water temperatures, elevated levels of nitrogen, and harmful algal blooms, according to a study by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, and researchers at Stony Brook and Cornell Universities.
East Hampton Town
East Deck Land Is Rezoned
A zoning change approved by the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday paves the way for the subdivision and redevelopment of oceanfront property in Montauk that is the site of the East Deck Motel.
Members of a new committee that will serve as a liaison to East Hampton Town’s Latino community are to be appointed tonight by the East Hampton Town Board. The move is an “effort to communicate and educate, but also to have a dialogue...
The East Hampton Town Planning Board discussed applications from three cellphone companies on Jan. 27, all at different stages of the site plan review process. Two of the proposals call for placing antennas on existing structures; the third...
Days after he was asked to co-sponsor a bill that would ban methoprene, the mosquito larvicide that is suspected of harming nontarget species including lobster and crabs, in coastal areas, State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle did just that.