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Brookhaven, Nonprofit Seed Moriches Bay With Shellfish, Eelgrass

July 18, 2015
 
A Portuguese Man-O-War that washed up on the beach in Bridgehampton is among more than a dozen spotted on Long Island beaches (Photo by Elisha Melkonian)

More Portuguese Men-O-War Found on Long Island

July 10, 2015
 
Marine biologists are examining the whales remains (Riverhead Foundation)

Minke Whale With Shark Bites Found on Fire Island

July 9, 2015
 
Portuguese Man o' War at Palm Beach, Fl. on May 19, 2013. (Photo by Volkan Yuksel)

Portuguese Man-O-War Stings 2 Kids on Fire Island

July 7, 2015

 
Fro left: a True's beaked whale washed up in Westhampton Beach and a humpback whale washed up on Fire Island.

Whale That Washed Up in Hamptons Died of Starvation

July 7, 2015
 
Long Beach on Memorial Day 2015. (Photo by Joe Abate)

6 Hazards to Beware of at Long Island Beaches This Summer

July 3, 2015
 
Bunker Fish Brown Tide

With Brown & Red Tides In Full Bloom, Experts Strategize Solutions

June 16, 2015
 
Bay Park Sewage Plant

Schumer Pitches a New Way to Help Fund Bay Park’s Badly Needed Outfall Pipe

June 8, 2015

 
Southern Pine Beetle

Southern Pine Beetle Spreads to Bethpage State Park

June 8, 2015
 
Thousands of dead bunker fish washed up dead in Flanders Bay last weekend (Photo credit: Kevin MccAllister, DefendH2O).

Fish, Turtle Die-offs Spark Concerns on East End

June 2, 2015
 
Mute Swans New York Long Island

Controversial Mute Swans ‘Management Plan’ Public Input Period Ending

April 24, 2015
 
Main image: The entrance to Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, which has been closed since toxins were found to have been dumped there. Inset: The infamous Mobro 4000, a garbage barge that made Islip town a national laughingstock three decades ago.

How the Islip Garbage Barge Saga Compares to the Town’s Toxic Dumping Scandal

March 23, 2015

 
Bay Park Sewage Plant

Bay Park Plant Outfall Pipe Funding Rejected Again

March 20, 2015
 
Bay Park Sewage Plant

Pol Calls on Schumer, Cuomo to Secure Bay Park Outfall Pipe Funds

February 11, 2015
 
Sand dredged from a boating channel was pumped onto Robert Moses State Park beach last year.

Fire Island Dune Rebuilding Plan Partly Underway

February 9, 2015
 
The future of the Carmans River, which flows from Middle Island to the Great South Bay, got a boost from Brookhaven Town. (Photo by Marty Van Lith)

Brookhaven Passes Strict New Law to Protect Carmans River from Sewage

February 6, 2015

 
This aerial image of Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood shows how much debris will have to be shipped out of state once its excavated (Town of Islip)

NY OKs Roberto Clemente Park Cleanup Plan

January 14, 2015
 
An artists' rendering of Port Ambrose, a deepwater liquified natural gas port proposed for off the coast of Long Island.

Long Island Off-Shore LNG Port Plan Debate Heats Up

January 9, 2015
 
An opponent of Hydraulic Fracturing speaking to about 200 people protesting the gas drilling technique in Long Beach as part of the "Global Frackdown." (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Fracking Banned in New York State

December 17, 2014
 
Islip Parks Dumping

Ex-Islip Parks Officials Among 6 Charged With Illegal Dumping

December 9, 2014

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