Sound lobster fishing ban to start in 2013
Long Island Sound will be closed to lobster fishing for the first time in its history late in 2013, as ...
Air quality health advisory issued for LI
An air quality health advisory has been issued for Long Island for most of Wednesday, the state Department of Environmental ...
Hundreds attend Bethpage meeting on contamination
Hundreds of residents crowded into Bethpage Senior High School Tuesday night to air concerns and comment on a $61.5 million ...
Shellfish ban lifted in Huntington
The state Department of Environmental Conservation said Thursday it has lifted a ban on shellfish harvesting on 7,500 acres covering ...
DEC backs cleanup plan at Bethpage site
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is recommending a $61.5 million cleanup plan to remove contaminants and halt the flow ...
BNL researchers decode plants' oil secrets
Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have decoded how plants regulate oil production and may one day be able to trick ...
$5M secured for Shinnecock Inlet dredging
More than $5 million in federal funds will help pay for dredging Shinnecock Inlet and restoring West of Shinnecock Inlet, ...
Best to leave young wildlife alone
Early June usually kicks off with reports of good fishing across Long Island, but it is also peak season in ...
Brookhaven Lab research eyes carcinogen
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have decoded the structure of an enzyme created by Stanford researchers that can turn a carcinogenic ...
Rising saltwater levels in LI water supply
The concentration of salt water invading Long Island's deepest and most pristine water source is increasing, but the extent of ...