Master List of External Pine Barrens Links to Press Releases
(Updated through 8/15/08)

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of the same categories used for the main "related links" page.
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Government Organizations
Private Organizations on Long Island, NY
Private Organizations outside Long Island
  • Federal
  • New York State
  • Suffolk County
  • Brookhaven Town
  • Riverhead Town
  • Southampton Town
  • Public Authorities & Utilities
  • Business & Economic
  • Civic, Geographic & General Environmental
  • Colleges, Universities & Educational
  • Scientific & Technical
  • Scientific & Technical
  • Federal (based in Washington, DC unless otherwise noted):

    New York State  (member of the Commission) and Other Government Organizations Within NYS (based in Albany unless otherwise noted):

  • Adirondack Park Agency (APA)  (Ray Brook):
  • APA - Press release - 00/04/27 - Capitol Exhibit Honors Twinning of Italy's Abruzzo National Park and New York's Adirondack Park
  • Dept. of Agriculture and Markets (AgMkts):
  • AgMkts - Press release - 03/31/05 - Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Oneida County Deer
  • Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC):
  • DEC - Press release - 08/16/97 - State And Local Agencies Conduct Wildfire Training Exercises
  • DEC - Press release - 03/14/04 - Rocky Point Man Charged In Illegal Dumping Investigation
  • DEC - Press release - 04/13/04 - DEC Finalizes Policy on Environmental Management Systems
  • DEC - Press release - 04/16/04 - Sale of Small Lead Sinkers to be Banned in New York
  • DEC - Press release - 05/24/04 - DEC Restricts Shellfishing in Four Towns in Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 06/28/04 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 07/13/04 - DEC Closes Shellfishing Areas in East End Towns Following Extremely Heavy Rainfall
  • DEC - Press release - 07/13/04 - Three Mile Harbor Closed to Shellfishing for Fireworks Weekend
  • DEC - Press release - 07/14/04 - DEC Extends and Expands Shellfish Harvest Closure Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 07/19/04 - DEC Reopens Shellfishing Areas in East End Towns
  • DEC - Press release - 09/08/04 - DEC Closes Several Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Following Extremely Heavy Rainfall
  • DEC - Press release - 09/10/04 - DEC Releases Draft Unit Management Plan for Peconic Headwaters
  • DEC - Press release - 09/29/04 - DEC Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Following Rainfall from Remnants of Hurricane Jeanne
  • DEC - Press release - 01/10/05 - DEC Accepting Applications for Pheasant Release Programs
  • DEC - Press release - 01/26/05 - Deer Management Meetings - Public Is Invited to Provide Comments on Changes for 2005-06 Season
  • DEC - Press release - 01/28/05 - Grants Available for Water Quality Improvement - Deadline is 4/29/05
  • DEC - Press release - 02/14/05 - DEC to Open Shellfishing in Narrow Bay (Brookhaven Town) - 470 Acres For Seasonal Harvesting
  • DEC - Press release - 03/04/05 - DEC Releases Results of Enforcement Initiatives
  • DEC - Press release - 03/16/05 - State Releases Draft Policy for ATV Access on Public Lands
  • DEC - Press release - 03/22/05 - NY State Trout Fishing Season Opens April 1
  • DEC - Press release - 03/25/05 - Web Site for Hunter Input on Waterfowl Seasons
  • DEC - Press release - 03/28/05 - DEC Releases Statistics from 2004 Deer Harvest
  • DEC - Press release - 03/30/05 - DEC Accepting Applications for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants
  • DEC - Press release - 04/01/05 - DEC Celebrates the Opening Day of Trout Season
  • DEC - Press release - 04/06/05 - DEC Announces Announces Proposed Deer Hunting Season Changes
  • DEC - Press release - 04/06/05 - Second CWD Public Informational Meeting Announced
  • DEC - Press release - 04/13/05 - DEC to Test for Chronic Wasting Disease in Hamilton County
  • DEC - Press release - 04/21/05 - DEC CWD Sampling in Oneida County To Date Shows No Signs of CWD in Wild Herd
  • DEC - Press release - 04/27/05 - Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Oneida County Wild Deer
  • DEC - Press release - 04/29/05 - DEC Issues Emergency Regulations in Response to Discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease
  • DEC - Press release - 05/02/05 - DEC Announces Reopening of Raritan Bay Shellfish Transplant Program
  • DEC - Press release - 05/04/05 - DEC Announces Sampling Results for Chronic Wasting Disease
  • DEC - Press release - 05/10/05 - DEC Announces $450,000 in Grants - Partners With Land Trust Alliance To Fund Conservation Projects
  • DEC - Press release - 06/03/05 - Newest Class of ECOs, Forest Rangers and Park Police Graduate
  • DEC - Press release - 06/13/05 - DEC Establishes Marine Enforcement Unit
  • DEC - Press release - 06/28/05 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 07/07/05 - DEC Announces New Plant Atlas; Website; More Than 4,000 Plant Species
  • DEC - Press release - 07/11/05 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Mile Harbor to Shellfishing
  • DEC - Press release - 07/20/05 - DEC and The Nature Conservancy to Conduct Wildlife Research
  • DEC - Press release - 07/28/05 - DEC State Releases Draft Report from Invasive Species Task Force
  • DEC - Press release - 07/29/05 - Northern Snakehead Fish Found in New York City Lake
  • DEC - Press release - 08/17/05 - DEC Announces Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy
  • DEC - Press release - 08/22/05 - DEC Announces Statewide Meetings on Chronic Wasting Disease
  • DEC - Press release - 08/30/05 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 09/16/05 - DEC Temporarily Closes Several Shellfishing Areas in Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 09/29/05 - DEC Announces Changes to Bay Scallop Season and Harvest Requirements
  • DEC - Press release - 10/12/05 - DEC Closes Several Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 10/25/05 - DEC  to Issue Additional Deer Management Permits
  • DEC - Press release - 10/26/05 - Archers and Long Island Hunters to Receive Extended Opportunity to Apply for Deer Management Permits
  • DEC - Press release - 11/09/05 - State Environmental Board Approves New Vehicle Emissions Standards
  • DEC - Press release - 11/10/05 - State Releases 2005 Draft Open Space Conservation Plan
  • DEC - Press release - 12/01/05 - DEC Grants Available for Eradication of Aquatic Invasive Species
  • DEC - Press release - 12/05/05 - DEC Launching Studies to Improve Wild Turkey Management
  • DEC - Press release - 01/19/06 - State DEC and OPRHP Highlight Environmental Initiatives in 2006-07 Executive Budget
  • DEC - Press release - 02/21/06 - DEC Releases Statistics from 2005-06 Deer Harvest
  • DEC - Press release - 03/06/06 - DEC Announces Agreement with Suffolk County to Protect Groundwater from Pesticides
  • DEC - Press release - 03/14/06 - DEC Seeks Hunter Input on Fall 2006 Waterfowl Seasons
  • DEC - Press release - 03/20/06 - New York State Trout Fishing Season Opens April 1
  • DEC - Press release - 03/23/06 - DEC Announces Proposed Marine Crustacean Regulation Changes
  • DEC - Press release - 04/19/06 - DEC Warns Public of Dangerous Fire Conditions Across the State
  • DEC - Press release - 04/24/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 04/28/06 - DEC Announces Proposed Bay Scallop and Oyster Regulations
  • DEC - Press release - 04/28/06 - DEC Reopens Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 05/27/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas In Town of Huntington, Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 05/31/06 - DEC Announces Approval of the New York Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy
  • DEC - Press release - 06/05/06 - DEC Announces Invasive Species Eradication Grant Recipients
  • DEC - Press release - 06/14/06 - DEC Announces $450,000 in Open Space Grants
  • DEC - Press release - 06/26/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 06/27/06 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 06/29/06 - DEC Opens New Long Island Sound Boat Launch Facility
  • DEC - Press release - 07/06/06 - DEC Announces Finalized Bay Scallop and Oyster Regulations
  • DEC - Press release - 07/26/06 - DEC Forest Rangers Dispatched to Southern California
  • DEC - Press release - 08/10/06 - DEC Reopens Oyster Pond Boat Ramp
  • DEC - Press release - 08/28/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 08/29/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 08/30/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 08/30/06 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 08/31/06 - DEC Honors Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plants - City of Rome and Town of Riverhead
  • DEC - Press release - 09/08/06 - DEC Announces Final 2006-2007 Waterfowl Hunting Dates
  • DEC - Press release - 09/12/06 - DEC Announces Release of Pheasants for 2006 Hunting Season
  • DEC - Press release - 09/15/06 - DEC Announces Annual Beach Cleanup Effort in New York on September 16
  • DEC - Press release - 09/20/06 - DEC Seeking Input from Ruffed Grouse Hunters
  • DEC - Press release - 10/03/06 - DEC Reports Preliminary Results of Bird Flu Surveillance
  • DEC - Press release - 10/12/06 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 11/08/06 - DEC Announces Groundbreaking for the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
  • DEC - Press release - 02/02/07 - DEC Announces First Statewide Invasive Plant Conference
  • DEC - Press release - 02/09/07 - DEC and Parks Confirm IPN Fish Virus at Long Island Hatchery
  • DEC - Press release - 02/20/07 - DEC Extends Emergency Regulation to Help Prevent Spread of VHS
  • DEC - Press release - 02/23/07 - DEC Announces Nearly $11 Million to Improve Water Quality
  • DEC - Press release - 03/02/07 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 03/14/07 - DEC Adopts Revised Emergency Regulations to Help Prevent Spread of Vhs to Additional New York State Waters
  • DEC - Press release - 05/03/07 - DEC Warns Public of High Fire Danger Conditions Across The State
  • DEC - Press release - 05/30/07 - DEC Commissioner Grannis, Local Officials, Advocates Call for Passage of the Bigger Better Bottle Bill
  • DEC - Press release - 06/01/07 - DEC Announces Investigation Results - Several Charged with Violations of EC Laws In Horseshoe Crab Detail
  • DEC - Press release - 06/05/07 - Media Should Not Call DEC Dispatch Center
  • DEC - Press release - 06/05/07 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 06/11/07 - DEC Adopts Final Regulations to Help Prevent Spread of Vhs to Additional New York Waters
  • DEC - Press release - 06/15/07 - DEC Commissioner Grannis Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Bottle Bill With Student Recyclers
  • DEC - Press release - 06/27/07 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 07/09/07 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Mile Harbor to Shellfishing for Fireworks Weekend
  • DEC - Press release - 07/18/07 - DEC Forest Rangers Dispatched to Northeast Oregon
  • DEC - Press release - 07/19/07 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 07/19/07 - DEC Announces Brownfield Grants For Chautauqua, Albany, Suffolk, And Jefferson Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 07/25/07 - DEC Charges Three with Stealing Lobsters
  • DEC - Press release - 08/28/07 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 08/29/07 - DEC and Keyspan Sign Agreement to Investigate and Clean Up 11 Sites in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • DEC - Press release - 08/30/07 - DEC Announces Brownfield Grant for Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 09/07/07 - Investigative Unit Reconstituted - BECI Historically Focuses on High-level Environmental Crimes
  • DEC - Press release - 09/12/07 - State Creates New Invasive Species Council
  • DEC - Press release - 10/05/07 - DEC and Suffolk DA Announce Results of Aquebogue Hazardous Waste Investigation
  • DEC - Press release - 10/12/07 - DEC Seeks Hunter Cooperation in Assessing Deer Health as Archery Season Opens in the Southern Zone
  • DEC - Press release - 10/16/07 - DEC Confirms First Case of Deer Disease in New York
  • DEC - Press release - 12/21/07 - DEC Begins Third Season of Wild Turkey Studies
  • DEC - Press release - 12/26/07 - Special Unit to Tackle Dramatic Rise in Invasive Species
  • DEC - Press release - 03/18/08 - Funds Earmarked to Battle Terrestrial Invasive Species
  • DEC - Press release - 03/28/08 - Pesticide Cleansweep Program on Long Island
  • DEC - Press release - 05/27/08 - DEC Announces Public Meeting on 100 Oser Avenue Site
  • DEC - Press release - 05/28/08 - Additional Shellfish Areas in Suffolk County Closed Following Detection of Marine Biotoxin
  • DEC - Press release - 06/06/08 - Public Invited to Updates on Speonk Solvent
  • DEC - Press release - 06/13/08 - DEC to Reopen Shellfishing Areas in Huntington, Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 06/27/08 - DEC to Reopen Shellfishing Areas in Huntington, Suffolk County
  • DEC - Press release - 06/30/08 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas
  • DEC - Press release - 07/02/08 - DEC Adds Public Hearings on Proposed Rule to Eliminate Open Burning Statewide
  • DEC - Press release - 07/09/08 - DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Mile Harbor to Shellfishing for Fireworks Weekend
  • DEC - Press release - 07/25/08 - DEC Announces $900,000 in Urban Forestry Grants
  • DEC - Press release - 07/28/08 - DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Eastern Suffolk County
  • Dept. of State (DOS):
  • DOS - Press release - 09/18/02 - New York State Firewise Communities Workshop Begins Next Week
  • Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA)  (Latham):
  • DMNA - Press release - 08/26/97 - Aviators Train to Fight Woodland Wildfires
  • Governor's Office:
  • Governor - Executive Order - 01/01/07 - Promotion of Public Access to Government Decisionmaking
  • Governor - Press release - 02/01/96 - Governor Pataki Announces Grants for Long Island Firefighters
  • Governor - Press release - 03/12/96 - Governor Pataki Announces Grants For Water Pollution Prevention
  • Governor - Press release - 05/25/96 - Governor Announces Recreational Projects for Long Island
  • Governor - Press release - 10/25/96 - Governor Pataki and The Nature Conservancy Announce Acquisition in LI's Dwarf Pine Plains
  • Governor - Press release - 12/17/96 - Governor Announces Agreement on Purchase of Pine Barrens Land
  • Governor - Press release - 01/16/97 - Governor Announces $1 Million Additional Funding For Environmental Protection
  • Governor - Press release - 03/13/97 - Governor Announces Pine Barrens Purchase - State Buys 267 Acre Addition to Henry's Hollow
  • Governor - Press release - 04/22/97 - Governor Announces Key Acquisition on Montauk Point
  • Governor - Press release - 11/19/97 - Governor Pataki Releases Draft Revisions to Open Space Plan
  • Governor - Press release - 04/22/98 - Governor Pataki Signs 1998 Open Space Conservation Plan
  • Governor - Press release - 04/22/98 - State, Suffolk County to Protect nearly 1,100 Acres in Unique Ecosystem
  • Governor - Press release - 06/22/98 - Governor Signs Bill To Protect Eastern Long Island Open Space
  • Governor - Press release - 07/12/98 - Governor Signs Bill Adding Wertheim Refuge To Pine Barrens
  • Governor - Press release - 08/31/98 - Governor Pataki Unveils Four Bird Conservation Areas
  • Governor - Press release - 10/27/98 - Governor Protects 86 Acres of LI Pine Barrens - Pilgrim Psychiatric Center Land Added to Preserve
  • Governor - Press release - 02/23/99 - 30 Sites Chosen for Funding Under Build Now-NY
  • Governor - Press release - 08/02/99 - Governor Announces Donation To Long Island Conservation Areas
  • Governor - Press release - 08/18/00 - Governor Pataki Announces 183 Acre L.I. Pine Barrens Acquisition
  • Governor - Press release - 10/13/00 - Governor Pataki Announces Acquisition of Shadmoor Property
  • Governor - Press release - 12/06/00 - $50 Million for Long Island's Drinking Water
  • Governor - Press release - 01/10/01 - Governor Proposes $1.3 Billion for New York's Environment, Parks
  • Governor - Press release - 09/08/01 - Governor $2 Million for Long Island Open Space, Recreation
  • Governor - Press release - 01/18/02 - Governor Expands Funding Source for Open Space Projects to Protect Land and Water
  • Governor - Press release - 02/15/02 - Governor Announces Land Acquisition - 21 Acre Site to be Added to Sunken Meadow State Park
  • Governor - Press release - 06/07/02 - Work Begins on Suffolk County Bike and Pedestrian Path
  • Governor - Press release - 07/03/02 - State to Expand LI Sound Access - Public Boat Launch for 11.2-Acre Site Along Mattituck Creek
  • Governor - Press release - 09/17/02 - Governor Releases 2002 Open Space Conservation Plan
  • Governor - Press release - 09/20/02 - Governor Announces More Than $460,000 for Long Island Region
  • Governor - Press release - 09/21/02 - New Trail View State Park to Include Portion of Long Island Greenbelt Trail
  • Governor - Press release - 09/30/02 - $1 Million for Suffolk Industrial Access Project - Calverton Enterprise Park
  • Governor - Press release - 10/13/02 - Governor Announces Preservation of Underhill Property
  • Governor - Press release - 10/24/02 - Governor Announces $36 Million to Help Protect NY's Waterways
  • Governor - Press release - 11/18/02 - Governor Awards $18 Million for Parks and Preservation
  • Governor - Press release - 11/29/02 - Governor Announces LI Sound Land Acquisition
  • Governor - Press release - 02/20/03 - Governor Announces $4.5 Million in Environmental Grants
  • Governor - Press release - 03/14/03 - Governor Announces $2 Million for Peconic and South Shore Estuaries
  • Governor - Press release - 07/30/03 - Portion of Route 25 Named for Jack Austen - Law Honors Firefighter from Ridge in Brookhaven Town
  • Governor - Press release - 08/28/03 - Governor Signs Bill to Enhance Protection of LI Pine Barrens
  • Governor - Press release - 01/08/04 - Governor Announces $12 Million for Farmland Protection
  • Governor - Press release - 03/03/04 - Governor Announces $2.8 Million for Long Island Waterfront Projects
  • Governor - Press release - 03/23/04 - Governor Announces Funding for Open Space Conservation
  • Governor - Press release - 03/24/04 - Governor Announces Revisions to Suffolk County Empire Zone
  • Governor - Press release - 04/06/04 - Governor Announces $68 Million for Water Quality Projects
  • Governor - Press release - 04/22/04 - State, Town Preserve 34 Acres along Carmans River - $695,000 in Grants for Nassau and Suffolk
  • Governor - Press release - 06/07/04 - Five New Bike Routes Will be Created by Next Year
  • Governor - Press release - 06/16/04 - Governor Announces Preservation of 60 Acres in Pine Barrens
  • Governor - Press release - 07/01/04 - Governor Announces $1.5 Million for Long Island Sound
  • Governor - Press release - 07/23/04 - Governor Announces $12.7 Million to Improve Water Quality
  • Governor - Press release - 08/24/04 - Governor Announces $4.2 Million for Peconic and South Shore Estuaries
  • Governor - Press release - 01/18/05 - Budget Increases Commitment to Environment - Proposes Record $150 Million in EPF Funding
  • Governor - Press release - 03/04/05 - Governor Announces $136 Million for Water Projects (includes financing for Suffolk land acquisitions)
  • Governor - Press release - 03/18/05 - Governor Announces Over $12 Million for Farmland Protection (includes Suffolk farmland)
  • Governor - Press release - 04/21/05 - Governor Announces $3.7 Million for Waterfront Projects, Preservation and Recreation On Long Island
  • Governor - Press release - 04/22/05 - Governor Proposes Additional Wetlands Protections
  • Governor - Press release - 04/22/05 - Governor Celebrates Earth Day on Long Island
  • Governor - Press release - 05/20/05 - Governor Opens Jamesport State Park and Preserve
  • Governor - Press release - 05/20/05 - Governor Introduces Community Preservation Act
  • Governor - Press release - 06/14/05 - Governor Announces $1.6 Million for Trail Development
  • Governor - Press release - 07/23/05 - Governor: State Finalizes Agreement to Acquire Amsterdam Beach as New State Park
  • Governor - Press release - 08/02/05 - Governor Pataki Announces $132 Million for Water Projects
  • Governor - Press release - 09/26/05 - Governor Announces Signing of Legislation that Outlaws Online Hunting in NY
  • Governor - Press release - 11/03/05 - Governor Announces More Than $9.1 Million to Improve LI Water Quality and Habitats
  • Governor - Press release - 01/09/06 - Governor Announces $6.35 Million To Improve Water Quality and Habitat in Long Island Sound
  • Governor - Press release - 01/09/06 - Governor: Executive Budget Will Include Record EPF Funding
  • Governor - Press release - 04/27/06 - Governor Announces Urban Forestry Grants for 42 Communities
  • Governor - Press release - 05/10/06 - Governor Announces $15.2 Million To Protect 5,159 Acres of Farmland
  • Governor - Press release - 08/15/06 - Governor Announces $5.8 Million To Improve Water Quality
  • Governor - Press release - 09/25/06 - Governor Announces Opening of Montezuma Audubon Center and Designation of 16 New Bird Conservation Areas Across the State
  • Governor - Press release - 10/16/06 - Governor Announces $4 Million Design and Plan for Jamesport State Park and Preserve
  • Governor - Press release - 10/18/06 - Governor Announces Plans for Brentwood State Park
  • Governor - Press release - 10/20/06 - Governor Announces More than $58.7 Million in EPF Grants for Projects Across New York State
  • Governor - Press release - 11/15/06 - Governor Announces 2006 State Open Space Conservation Plan
  • Governor - Press release - 12/21/06 - Governor Announces Preservation of More Than One Million Acres
  • Governor - Press release - 12/28/06 - Governor Announces Key Acquisition in Long Island Pine Barrens
  • Governor - Press release - 01/25/07 - Governor Spitzer and Lt. Gov. Paterson Announce Administration Officials (DEC)
  • Governor - Press release - 03/12/07 - State Plan Boosts Opportunities To Enjoy Outdoor Activities
  • Governor - Press release - 04/19/07 - New State Plan Sets Goals for Reducing Energy Costs, Curbing Pollution, and Addressing Global Climate Change
  • Governor - Press release - 11/29/07 - Governor Announces $25.3 Million In Environmental Protection Fund Grants For Projects Across New York
  • Legislature - Assembly:
  • Legislature - Assembly - 1st District:
  • Legislature - Assembly - Press release - 05/08/07 - 1st District - Alessi Passes Legislation Allowing Longwood to Swap Land with DEC
  • Legislature - Senate:
  • Legislature - Senate - 1st District:
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/19/01 - 1st District - LaValle Protects County Land Acquisition Program
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 11/14/01 - 1st District - Weekly Column  (regarding Peconic Estuary management plan)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 11/19/01 - 1st District - State and Local Government Work To Advance Calverton Incubator Project
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 03/04/02 - 1st District - Weekly Column (regarding pine barrens court decision)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/20/02 - 1st District - LaValle Passes Land Preservation Measure  (Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/16/02 - 1st District - Land Preservation Measure Becomes Law  (Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/27/02 - 1st District - North Fork Trail Receives NYS Scenic Byway
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 09/30/02 - 1st District - LaValle Secures Funds To Improve Railroad Access to Economic Hub in Calverton
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 10/09/02 - 1st District - Calverton Incubator Project Gains Ground
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 11/19/02 - 1st District - Town of Riverhead Awarded Environmental Grant
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 12/19/02 - 1st District - Senate Passes Measure to Protect Pine Barrens  (enforcement bill)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 02/11/03 - 1st District - Legislators Introduce Measure Ensuring Public Knowledge of Open Space Acquisitions
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 03/11/03 - 1st District - Pine Barrens Law Vindicated By Courts
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/23/03 - 1st District - Low Interest Funding Helps Town Achieve Water Protection Goals
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/20/03 - 1st District - Land Preservation Measure Protects Brookhaven Residents Quality of Life  (Community Preservation Fund)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 07/30/03 - 1st District - Portion of Route 25 to be Renamed "Jack Austen Highway"
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/07/03 - 1st District - Community Preservation Fund Protects Quality of Life  (Brookhaven)
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/28/03 - 1st District - New Law Strengthens Pine Barrens Penalties
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 09/23/03 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Honors Local Firefighter
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/09/04 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Announces Funding to Support Farmland Protection
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 02/06/04 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Hosts Seventh Environmental Roundtable
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 03/05/04 - 1st District - Local Projects Receive EPF Funding: Southampton, Southold, Greenport, Brookhaven
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/01/04 - 1st District - Senate Passes Measure to Create "Linda Gronlund Memorial Nature Preserve"
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/07/04 - 1st District - Local Water Improvement Projects Receive Support
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/15/04 - 1st District - Senator Joins NYS Secretary of State in Support of Waterfront Project
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/26/04 - 1st District - Protecting the Environment
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/27/04 - 1st District - State Grant Assists Update of E911 Service
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/26/04 - 1st District - State Helps Protect Peconic and South Shore Estuaries
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 09/30/04 - 1st District - State Officials Join Forces to Keep 106th Rescue Wing at Gabreski
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 10/07/04 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Secures Funding for LI Farm Bureau
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 10/08/04 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Secures Funding for Golf Course Acquisition
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/18/05 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Calls for Roundtable of Environmental Groups
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/26/05 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Responds to Proposed Broadwater Project
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 03/18/05 - 1st District - State Submits Calverton Site for EADS North America Facility
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/27/05 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Helps BNL Meet Energy Demands
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/15/05 - 1st District - Manorville Hills Receives State Grant
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/24/05 - 1st District - Senate Passes Legislation Addressing Underwater Land Leases
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 09/16/05 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Testifies at Broadwater Hearing
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/10/06 - 1st District - State Acquires Petersen Marina - Expands Access to LI Sound
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/30/06 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Hosts Environmental Roundtable
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 02/03/06 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Secures Funding For Energy Efficiency Project at SC DPW
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 02/03/06 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Keeps Focused Upon Environmental Issues
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 03/30/06 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Announces Budget Includes PILOT Payment for State Owned Lands
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 05/23/06 - 1st District - North Fork Farm Awarded State Grant
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/06/06 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Works to Protect Local Environment
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/08/06 - 1st District - State Funds Help Protect Local Environment
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/09/06 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Secures State Funding for Forge River Study
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/20/06 - 1st District - Legislature Passes Peconic Bay Region Watershed Protection Act
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/22/06 - 1st District - Senate Passes Measure Addressing Fire District Accountability
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/01/06 - 1st District - Senate Secures $35 Million for Center for Alternative Energy
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/29/06 - 1st District - New Laws Protect Emergency Service Workers
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 09/15/06 - 1st District - Senate Honors Bravery of Lt. Howard Carpluk
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 09/26/06 - 1st District - Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center Underway
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 10/10/06 - 1st District - Heritage Park Amphitheater Receives State Support
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 10/19/06 - 1st District - Donated Tank Truck Gets a Free Ride South
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 10/27/06 - 1st District - LaValle Announces Agritourism Grant for East End Arts Council's Winterfest 2007
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 11/02/06 - 1st District - State, County and Town Protect Last Large Parcel of Environmentally Sensitive Land In Brookhaven
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/02/07 - 1st District - Calverton Park Recreational Trail Receives State Support
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 03/08/07 - 1st District - Senator Lavalle Speaks Out Against Proposed Remediation Plan For RCA Property In Rocky Point
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/11/07 - 1st District - Senator Lavalle Outraged at LIA Support of Broadwater
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 05/04/07 - 1st District - Legislators Call Broadwater a Terrorist's Bulls Eye
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/07/07 - 1st District - Senate Passes Measure to Improve Boating Safety
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 06/08/07 - 1st District - Senate Passes Measure Giving Peace Officer Status to Park Rangers
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 07/09/07 - 1st District - Legislature Passes Measure To Increase Environmental Protection Fund
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 07/11/07 - 1st District - New Law Exempts First Time Homebuyers From Proposed CPF
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 07/18/07 - 1st District - New Law Protects Longwood School District and Pine Barrens
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 07/20/07 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Urges Town To Preserve DeLalio Sod Farm
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/08/07 - 1st District - Senator Finds No Benefit To Broadwater Proposal
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 08/27/07 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Submits Public Comment on Tallgrass FEIS
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 11/05/07 - 1st District - LaValle Bill Allows for Extension of Drinking Water Protection Program
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/03/08 - 1st District - Senator Announces Farmland Protection Grants
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/24/08 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Invites Students To Join Environmental Awareness Competition
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 01/29/08 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Hosts Environmental Roundtable
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/10/08 - 1st District - Governor Joins Public in Saying "No" to Broadwater
  • Legislature - Senate - Press release - 04/16/08 - 1st District - Senator LaValle Comments On Broadwater
  • Lieutenant Governor:
  • Lieutenant Governor - Press release - 06/05/03 - Lt. Governor Announces $1.6 Million for 22 Recreational Trails (including Paumanok Path)
  • Lieutenant Governor - Press release - 04/27/06 - Lt. Governor Commemorates Arbor Day in New York
  • Lieutenant Governor - Press release - 08/31/06 - LT. Governor, Secretary of State Announce Quality Communities Grant Recipients
  • Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP):
  • OPRHP - Press release - 11/09/99 - State Parks Commissioner Castro Announces Renovations to Walt Whitman Birthplace
  • OPRHP - Press release - 10/24/01 - State Parks Acquires 43 Acres of Waterfront Property - Agreement Protects Green Space in Town of Babylon
  • OPRHP - Press release - 10/31/01 - State Parks Announces Private Gift to Planting Fields Arboretum
  • OPRHP - Press release - 03/22/02 - State Board Recommends 31 Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 06/26/02 - Long Island Region State Parks Police Receive Awards
  • OPRHP - Press release - 07/11/02 - State Board for Historic Preservation Recommends 61 Properties for State and National Registers
  • OPRHP - Press release - 09/18/02 - State Parks Opens Camp Hero in Montauk
  • OPRHP - Press release - 09/30/02 - State Board Recommends Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 06/10/03 - State Board Recommends Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 11/20/03 - State Board Recommends Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 09/22/04 - State Board Recommends Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 12/20/04 - State Board Recommends Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 01/31/05 - State Parks Supports Local Historic Preservation Efforts
  • OPRHP - Press release - 03/14/05 - State Board Recommends Properties for State and National Registers of Historic Places
  • OPRHP - Press release - 08/12/05 - Fire Warning Issued for all State Parks in Suffolk County
  • Office of the State Attorney General  (OAG):
  • OAG - Press release - 05/07/99 - Court Upholds Legality of Key Pine Barrens Safeguard
  • OAG - Press release - 05/14/99 - Spitzer Hails Major Pine Barrens Decision
  • OAG - Press release - 07/16/99 - A.G. Increases Support for Long Island's Environment
  • OAG - Press release - 12/16/99 - Appellate Court Upholds Key Pine Barrens Protections
  • OAG - Press release - 02/26/02 - Spitzer Wins Major Case to Protect Long Island Pine Barrens
  • OAG - Press release - 04/08/02 - Environmental Stewardship on Long Island
  • OAG - Press release - 04/22/04 - New Environmental Guide Available from AG's Office
  • OAG - Press release - 01/20/05 - AG's Office Enforces Bottle Law in Nassau County
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  • Suffolk County, NY  (member of the Commission) (based in Hauppauge, NY unless otherwise noted):

  • County Executive's Office  (Hauppauge):
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/19/90 - Halpin Announces Hampton Hills Acquisition - Largest County Purchase Ever
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/27/90 - County Acquires Warbler Woods and United Artists Properties
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/05/95 - Gaffney: County to Purchase 720+ Acres in the Pine Barrens
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/16/95 - Gaffney Announces Acquisitions & Army National Guard to Patrol Pine Barrens
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/22/96 - Gaffney to Lead Airborne Extraction of Abandoned Cars from the Pine Barrens
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/13/97 - Gaffney Announces Land Protection for East End Property  (relates to Pine Barrens Credit Program)
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/15/97 - County Finalizes Land Purchase in South Setauket Woods
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/12/97 - County to Preserve Middle Island Nursery Properties as Open Space
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/17/97 - Manorville/Peconic River Donation Is Largest Ever in Pine Barrens Core Area
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/10/98 - Streamlined Procedures and Use of Outside Conservation Groups Proposed
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/04/98 - County Protects Flanders Pine Barrens
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/26/98 - 50th Abandoned Car Lifted Out of the Pine Barrens
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/21/98 - Gaffney Signs "Suffolk Community Greenways" Legislation
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/28/98 - Suffolk and Southampton Finalize Long Pond Acquisitions
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/17/98 - County, East Hampton to Preserve 365 acre Largest Remaining Parcel on Mainland
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/09/98 - County Preserves Key Parcel in Sagaponack Greenbelt
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/07/99 - South Setauket - Bill Would Authorize New Acquisitions In Pine Barrens Area
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/24/99 - New Program to Prevent Dumping in Pine Barrens Is Unveiled
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/12/99 - Gaffney Orders the Closing of Acres - Lack of Rain Threatens Wildfire
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/02/99 - Gaffney and Pataki Announce County Has Acquired 29 Pine Barrens Acres
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/08/99 - County Purchases Key Parcels in Core - Land Provides Important Link
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/13/99 - Guard Honors Gaffney for Pioneering GuardHELP - Aerial Patrol Becomes Model
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/23/00 - Gaffney Announces Acquisition of Two Key South Fork Properties
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/21/00 - Suffolk County Saves Last Forest in Stony Brook
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/19/00 - Gaffney Adds Waterfront Parcel to Protected Acreage
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/20/00 - Gaffney Teams up with State, Town and Nature Conservancy for Land Purchase
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/16/01 - Gaffney Ends and Begins Year With Land Acquisitions
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/09/01 - Gaffney Teams up with Peconic Land Trust and Nature Conservancy
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/10/01 - Unusually Dry Weather Poses Serious Fire Hazard
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/20/01 - Gaffney Seeks State Funding for Land Preservation
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/11/01 - Suffolk Acquires First Greenways Farmland Parcel - Teams with East Hampton
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/04/01 - Gaffney Forms Panel to Review Open Space Process - Calls for Disclosure Reform
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/11/02 - Suffolk County Police Host Anti-terrorism Conference
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/25/02 - Resolution Funds Emergency Response Equipment Purchase for Towns
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/14/02 - Gaffney Releases Findings of Land Acquisition Review
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/05/02 - Gaffney Names Costigan to Head Division of Real Estate
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/25/02 - Suffolk County Acquires Key Wetlands Near Greenport
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/24/02 - East End Gets Full Time Medivac Helicopter
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/04/02 - Gaffney Signs Real Estate Reform Measure
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/05/02 - Gaffney Preserves “Strawberry Fields”
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/09/02 - Suffolk and Southold Complete Dam Pond Acquisition
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/21/02 - Gaffney Reclaims Normandy Manor, Returning it to the Vanderbilt Estate
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/28/02 - Early Retirement Spurs Administrative Changes in Suffolk
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/08/02 - Suffolk County Awarded $532,000 to Protect Local Farmland
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/29/02 - Gaffney Closes on Wickham Farm - Waterfront Acres Protected on Site Reaches 138
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/30/02 - Gaffney Signs the Peconic Estuary Plan
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/08/02 -  Suffolk “Smart Growth” Initiatives Gather Steam - Gaffney Addresses Training Seminar
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/20/02 -  Suffolk County & Huntington Town Take Title to Hilaire Woods
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/13/03 -  Gaffney Opens Up 2003 Race for Suffolk County Executive
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/16/03 -  Gaffney To Keep Parks Open in Time for the Season
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/06/03 -  Suffolk County Employs State of the Art "E-Team" System
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/12/03 -  County Acquires Mud Creek
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/01/03 -  Suffolk County to Hold “Reverse Auction” - Gaffney Lauds Plan to Save Farmlands
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/01/04 -  Levy Announces Land Preservation, Tours Riverhead, On First Day of Outreach to Towns
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/09/04 -  Levy Announces Reforms to Land Acquisition Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/10/04 -  Levy Signs Bill Creating Maxine Postal Park
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/02/04 -  County Executive Testifies on Importance of Protecting Long Island's Shoreline
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/19/04 -  Levy Announces Plan to Sue If Connecticut, EPA Dump in the Sound
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/26/04 -  Levy Calls for More Oversight at County Airport
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/15/04 -  County/Town Partnership Would Preserve More Than 300 Acres of Pine Barrens
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/12/04 - Utility Hook-Ups at Indian Island Create Happy Campers
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/15/04 -  County Purchases Historic Scully Estate
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/22/04 -  Levy, Suozzi Propose Changes to Bolster LI Regional Planning Board
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/28/04 -  Levy Enhances Long-Term Vector Control Study and Comprehensive Wetlands Management Plan
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/09/04 - Suffolk County Officials Send Out an “SOS” To Preserve Farmland and Open Space
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/01/04 - Levy Signs Landmark Legislation To Restore Scallops to East End Bays
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/10/04 - County / Town Partnership Protects Strobel Farm
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/07/04 - Environmentalists and Civics Announce Support of County’s Open Space Bond Act
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/01/04 - Suffolk, Nassau File Legislation to Reinvigorate The Long Island Regional Planning Board
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/16/04 - Accomplishments In First Year - Budgets, Environmental Protection, Staff, and Efficient Government
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/29/04 - County Adds Three Jewels To Open Space Holdings - Cathedral Pines, Warbler Woods and Fox Lair
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/14/05 - Levy Authors Legislation Extending Benefits To New Class of Emergency Volunteers
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/24/05 - Levy Announces Acquisition of Development Rights
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/14/05 - Suffolk, Southampton Envision High Tech / Homeland Security Economic Hub at Gabreski Airport
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/24/05 - Levy Announces New Police Cadet Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/25/05 - County Executive Levy Authorizes Acquisition of Tedford Property in Shelter Island
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/28/05 - Suffolk County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services Opens New Residential Fire Training Center
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/31/05 - Levy Announces 50 - 62% Reduction in Backlog of Processing Wastewater Applications
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/19/05 - County Vector Control Plan Upheld by NYS Supreme Court Appellate Division Ruling
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/21/05 - County Creates Environmental Patrols to Cleanup Suffolk’s Open Spaces & Waterways
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/02/05 - Suffolk County Gets Highest Bond Rating In Its History
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/02/05 - County Executive Levy Announces Shellfish Aquaculture Leasing Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/04/05 - Suffolk Gets Second Bond Rating Increase in Three Days
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/04/05 -  Levy Announces Over $4.4 Million in New Projects to Mitigate Storm Water Runoff into Waterways
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/05/05 - County & 106th Air National Guard Sign Historic “AJUA” waiving fees
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/09/05 - Levy’s Cancer Awareness Task Force Calls on State to Release Findings of Cancer Cluster Study
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/13/05 - County Executive Announces Largest Single Day Farmland Preservation Effort in County's History
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/13/05 - Levy Announces Acquisition of Development Rights to Damiecki Farm in Hardscrabble (East Hampton)
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/27/05 - Levy Announces Introduces Measure to Promote Non-Political and Diverse Planning Commission
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/08/05 - County Executive and Legislative Leaders Reach Accord on Proposed LI Regional Planning Council
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/09/05 - Levy Recommendation to MTA Board, Mitchell Pally, Approved by Governor (also a member of PB Credit Clearinghouse)
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/09/05 - Levy Unveils "Master List II" of Environmentally Sensitive Land for Possible Purchase
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/23/05 - Levy Announces Suffolk’s Participation in Acquisition of Amsterdam Beach in Montauk
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/24/05 - Suffolk Receives $89,600 State Grant for Trail Access at Manorville Hills County Park
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/28/05 - Levy Forms Gabreski Airport Community Advisory Board
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/22/05 - U.S. Board Says NRC Should Entertain Suffolk’s Request for Intervention in the License Renewal of Two Connecticut Plants
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/24/05 - Levy Announces Acquisition of Four Significant East End Properties, Including Riverhead Horse Farm
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/01/05 - Levy Announces Legislation to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for Solar Energy Systems
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/09/05 - NRC Sets Timeline to Hear Suffolk’s Arguments on Millstone License Renewals
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/16/05 - Levy Announces Acquisition of Gould’s Pond in Lake Grove
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/17/05 - Levy Files Bills to Acquire Land in Brookhaven, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Smithtown and Southold
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/22/05 - County Executive, Environmentalists Push to Approve Sales Tax Exemption for Solar Energy Systems
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/22/05 - Suffolk County Issues Fire Warning for All County Parks
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/22/05 - Suffolk County Unveils Computer-Aided Dispatch System for Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/09/05 - County Executive, Legislators Agree to More Funding for East End, Town and Village Police Forces
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/13/05 - LI Regional Planning Board Adopts Suffolk, Nassau Proposal to Strengthen and Reorganize Board
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/17/05 - County Eyes Acquisitions Around Overton Preserve in Brookhaven and Sagaponack Woods in Southampton
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/02/05 - Suffolk County Begins Conversion to Cleaner Burning Biodiesel Fuel
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/03/05 - Levy Announces Receipt of Four New York State Grants for Water Quality Projects
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/03/05 - Suffolk County Announces Public Meeting Schedule for Yaphank Development Review Committee
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/04/05 - Levy Unveils Downtown Vision - Awards Five Grants to Help Beautify and Revitalize Key Areas
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/29/05 - County Executive and Environmental Organizations Call for More State Funds and Tax Credits for Land Preservation
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/08/05 - Levy Authorizes Acquisition of Properties at Mud Creek and Beaver Dam Creek in Brookhaven, and Wetlands in Smithtown
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/22/05 - County Executive Vetoes “Unnecessary” Task Force Bill
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/06/06 - County Preservation Programs Saved 1,200 Acres in 2005; Over 2,000 Since Taking Office
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/09/06 - Levy Seeks to Add Boys Harbor Property in East Hampton and North Fork Preserve in Riverhead to County Multifaceted Land Preservation Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/13/06 - Levy Pursues Purchase of Fresh Pond Property in Shelter Island
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/22/06 - Sheriff DeMarco and County Executive Levy to Outline Smart Government Initiatives
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/06/06 - Suffolk County to Add 14 Acres to Noyac Greenbelt
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/10/06 - Suffolk County Executive Signs Legislative Reform Package
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/04/06 - Suffolk County Teams with Cornell Cooperative Extension for Educational Storm Water Runoff Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/13/06 - Suffolk Rolls Out Plans to Replace Vehicles with Cleaner Burning, Fuel Efficient Hybrids
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/10/06 - Levy Introduces Legislation for Eight New Land Purchases
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/24/06 - Suffolk County, Town of Brookhaven Partner on Forge River Parcels
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/01/06 - Suffolk County Gets Highest Bond Rating Ever from Standard & Poor’s
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/12/06 - County Executive Levy and Legislators Pursue Acquisition and Protection of Properties
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/15/06 - County Executive Announces New Storm Water Remediation Projects at Forum with Isabella Rossellini, Environmental Defense
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/26/06 - County Executive Levy Announces Acquisition of 14 acre Water Mill Property in Southampton
  • County Executive - Press release - 05/31/06 - Levy Signs Legislator Horsley’s Bill to Provide Additional CERT Training Classes
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/05/06 - Levy Unveils New Non-Emergency Police Number: 852-COPS
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/07/06 - Levy Announces Reopening of Raynor Beach County Park in Ronkonkoma
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/13/06 - County Executive, Legislators to Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Construction of Floating Liquified Natural Gas Facility off North Shore
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/14/06 - Levy Authorizes Purchase of Additional Medevac Helicopter
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/14/06 - Levy Approves Planning Funds for New Learning Resource Center at SCCC Eastern Campus
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/22/06 - Sheriff DeMarco and County Executive Levy Tout Benefits of Inmate Labor Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/23/06 - Levy Approves Plans and Funds for Police Radio Tower Sites on North Shore
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/28/06 - Levy, Lindsay Announce $1 Million Grant to The Nature Conservancy for Clam Restoration
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/03/06 - County to Condemn Old ‘Plaza Theater’ Site in E. Patchogue
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/07/06 - Levy Approves Capital Funds for Brown Tide and Red Tide Studies
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/11/06 - Levy Approves Forge River Watershed Management Plan
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/11/06 - Levy Announces Closing on 42 Acre Property in Sagaponack Greenbelt
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/14/06 - Levy Authorizes Dredging of Nissequogue River
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/24/06 - Levy Tours North Fork
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/27/06 - Suffolk County Pursues Acquisition and Protection of Properties in Brookhaven, Riverhead and Southold
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/31/06 - County Executive Levy, Legislator Cooper and Supervisor Petrone Announce Acquisition of Mollenhoff Property
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/02/06 - Suffolk Commercial and Recreational Fishing Task Force to Provide United Voice for Threatened Industry
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/08/06 - Suffolk County Wins 14 National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Innovative Programs and Services
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/14/06 - Suffolk County Approves Acquisition of 20 Acres of Undeveloped Property from The Knox School in Nissequogue
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/17/06 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy to be Honored by New York League of Conservation Voters
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/29/06 - Levy and Suffolk Officials Mark Opening of First BioDiesel Plant to Convert Restaurant Grease into Fuel
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/01/06 - Levy Announces Anti Graffiti Initiatives with Youth Bureau and Community Organizations
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/06/06 - County Executive Levy, Assemblyman Marc Alessi Announce Testing for Manorville Residents Near Compost Center
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/07/06 - Suffolk County Approves Acquisition of Over Seven Acres of Property in Montauk in Partnership with East Hampton
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/07/06 - Levy Announces Approval of Clean-Up Study at Former Robinson Duck Farm
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/08/06 - Levy Announces Acquisition of Over Six Acres of Greenlawn Property
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/20/06 - Levy Announces Acquisition of 27.5 Acres in Core Area
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/20/06 - Saving the Family Farm: Levy Explores Purchase of Additional 700 Acres of Farmland Rights
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/22/06 - Levy, Legislator Browning Discuss Options for Montauk Highway, Downtown Mastic Renewal
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/26/06 - Levy Reflects on 1,000 Days in Office as Time of “Promises Made and Promises Kept”
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/05/06 - Levy Authorizes Purchase of Property from Smithtown for Hauppauge Industrial Sewer District Expansion
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/23/06 - Levy Announces Preservation of 10.7 Acres of Property Around Hashamomuck Pond in Southold
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/24/06 - Levy Names Carrie Meek Gallagher Suffolk’s New Commissioner of Environment and Energy
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/27/06 - Levy Signs Measure to Acquire Land for Workforce Housing in Southold
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/01/06 - State, County and Town Officials Announce Plan to Purchase 400 Acres of Pine Barrens Property
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/14/06 - Levy Seeks Preservation of 40 Acres of Farmland in Brookhaven, Riverhead and Shelter Island; Planning Steps for 208 Acres of Farms and Bill to Purchase 22 Pine Barrens Acres
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/16/06 - Levy Announces Suffolk’s National Weather Service “Storm Ready” Designation
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/20/06 - Levy Announces Additional $22.5 Million in Open Space Preservation Money; Suffolk, Riverhead and The Nature Conservancy Plan to Purchase River Club Property
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/22/06 - Levy Files Resolution to Purchase Development Rights to 6.5 Acre Southold Farm
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/22/06 - Suffolk County Files Legal Objections to Broadwater Easements
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/28/06 - Levy Announces Additional Money for Smith Point Beach Restoration
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/30/06 - Levy Signs Legislation Authorizing Sale of Tax Liens on Brownfield Properties
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/06/06 - Levy Seeks Preservation of 42.5 Acres of Open Space and Farmland in Brookhaven and Southampton
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/08/06 - Brian Foley Announce Plans to Preserve 47 Acre Jurgielwicz Duck Farm
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/14/06 - Levy Signs U.S. Mayors ‘Cool Cities’ Climate Protection Plan with Sierra Club
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/19/06 - Levy Announces Passage of Acquisition Bills for AVR Pine Barrens Property and River Club Land
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/19/06 - Long Island Regional Planning Board Selects Michael White as Executive Director
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/11/07 - Levy Announces Interim Solutions to Heavy Traffic Volumes on County Road 111 in Manorville
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/02/07 - Levy Targets Purchase of 71 Acres, Including 26 Acre Addition to Amsterdam Beach in Montauk
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/08/07 - Levy’s Fourth State of the County Address Highlights Smart Government Approach Which Improves Services While Controlling Costs and Taxes
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/08/07 - County Executive Levy, Legislators Romaine and Stern Hail Passage of Clean Purchasing Act
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/12/07 - Suffolk Executive Names Chris Kent of Baiting Hollow as Director of County’s Real Estate Division
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/30/07 - Congressman Bishop and County Executive Levy Highlight Restoration Project to Save Smith Point Beach
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/30/07 - County Executive Steve Levy Signs Legislation to Benefit Auxiliary Police Officers
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/06/07 - County Executive Steve Levy Finalizes Creation of Environmental Legacy Fund
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/19/07 - Levy Announces Agreements for Green Power Purchases at Three County Buildings and Solar Panels at Police Headquarters
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/20/07 - Levy Seeks Development Rights to 302 Acres of Farmland in Riverhead, Huntington and Southold
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/07/07 - Levy Announces Over $2 Million in Water Protection and Restoration Projects
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/08/07 - Suffolk County Rolls Out New Medevac-Equipped Helicopter
  • County Executive - Press release - 06/18/07 - Levy and Advisory Board Highlight Steps Taken to Make Gabreski Airport a Better Neighbor
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/13/07 - Levy Authorizes Purchase of Development Rights to 118 Acres of Riverhead Farmland
  • County Executive - Press release - 07/16/07 - Levy, Supervisor Bill McGintee and Members of The Ross School Hail Preservation of 71 Acres
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/14/07 - Levy Issues Request for Proposals (RFP) for Hampton Business & Technology Hub
  • County Executive - Press release - 08/31/07 - Levy Eyes 205 Acres for Open Space or Farmland Preservation
  • County Executive - Press release - 09/28/07 - Levy Seeks Development Rights to 57 Acres of Farmland in Brookhaven and Riverhead
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/05/07 - Levy Unveils Comprehensive Fertilizer Reduction Plan
  • County Executive - Press release - 10/09/07 - Levy Names John Pavacic of Smithtown as Suffolk Parks Commissioner
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/05/07 - Levy Plans Purchase of 146 Acres for Open Space Protection and Farmland Preservation
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/19/07 - Levy Plans Purchase of Development Rights to 130 Acres of Farmland
  • County Executive - Press release - 11/19/07 - Levy Announces Over $1.43 Million in New Water Quality Protection and Restoration Projects
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/04/07 - Levy Approves Purchase of Development Rights to Over 235 Acres of Farmland
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/18/07 - Suffolk Assesses Weekend Damage to Un-Restored Beaches; County Executive Levy Requests Assistance from FEMA
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/19/07 - Levy Authorizes $855,000 for Brownfield Remediation at Five Sites
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/20/07 - Levy Hails U.S. Approval of Brookhaven National Lab NSLS-II Facility
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/28/07 - Levy, FEMA, State Emergency Officials Tour Damaged Beaches
  • County Executive - Press release - 12/31/07 - Levy Praises Actions of County Parks Officials for Uncovering Irregularities as He Swears In New Parks Commissioner
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/11/08 - Levy Reflects on Tax Stabilization, Economic, Housing and Environmental Successes in 2007
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/11/08 - Levy Announces $3.9 Million Grant from New York State for Farmland Preservation
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/14/08 - Levy Reports Nearly $3 Million in Unpaid Taxes to be Received as Result of Brownfield Auction Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 01/24/08 - Levy Signs Comprehensive Fertilizer Reduction Plan
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/15/08 - Levy Seeks Purchase of Sewage Pump-Out Boats for Port Jefferson and Mount Sinai Harbors
  • County Executive - Press release - 02/21/08 - Levy Plans Three Year Bay Scallop Restoration Program with Town of East Hampton
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/05/08 - Levy Receives National Praise for County’s Open Space Program
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/10/08 - Levy Lays Out Energy Efficiency Projects, Including Solar Panels and Automatic Light Sensors
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/10/08 - Levy Works with Towns to Preserve Over 50 Acres of East End Land
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/14/08 - Levy Announces Program to Upgrade and Replace Fuel Tanks on East End Farms
  • County Executive - Press release - 03/20/08 - Levy Secures Peconic Property
  • County Executive - Press release - 04/14/08 -  Levy Hails Governor Paterson Decision to Halt Broadwater LNG Barge on Long Island Sound
  • Dept. of Parks, Recreation, and Conservation (Parks)  (West Sayville):
  • Parks - Press release - 09/27/01 - Suffolk County and The Nature Conservancy Plan Prescribed Burn at Montauk
  • Parks - Press release - 03/29/02 - Suffolk Park Police Impound ATVs In Setauket Woods
  • Parks - Press release - 04/16/02 - Brush Fire Damages SC Parkland - Residents Urged to Use Caution During Drought Condition
  • Parks - Press release - 11/14/02 - Shirley Resident Arrested for Illegal ATV Use on County Parkland
  • Parks - Press release - 12/04/02 - Gaffney Sold on Historic Preservation
  • Parks - Press release - 07/06/04 - Suffolk County Purchases Historic Scully Estate
  • Parks - Press release - 01/03/05 - SC Park Police Acknowledge Donation of Equipment from County's Stop DWI Program
  • District Attorney (DA) (Hauppauge):
  • DA - Press release - 010807 - Teacher Charged With Chopping Down Trees in Prosser Pines Nature Preserve
  • DA - Press release - 010808 - Estimates in on Damage to Prosser Pines by Middle Island Man
  • Legislature  (Hauppauge, Riverhead):
  • Legislature - Press release - 02/10/03 - 18th District - Cooper: County Will Protect Pine Barrens If State and Local Municipalities Won't
  • Legislature - Press release - 05/14/03 - 18th District - Legislature Approves Bill to Levy Fines for Illegal Pine Barrens Clearing
  • Legislature - Press release - 05/11/04 - 12th District - Crecca Announces Legislation to Speed up Suffolk's Open Space Acquisition Process
  • Legislature - Press release - 08/25/04 - Presiding Officer - $75 Million Open Space Bond On Ballot; Includes TDRs For Workforce Housing
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  • Brookhaven Town  (Suffolk County, NY; member of the Commission):

  • Press release - 06/23/95 - Town Board Gives Final Approval to Pine Barrens Plan
  • Press release - 06/13/02 - Town Files Lawsuit Against LI Shooting Range
  • Press release - 10/31/02 - Town & Community Join Forces for an Ecology Beautification Plan
  • Press release - 11/06/02 - Town Accepts Donation of Wading River's First and Oldest House on Record from KeySpan
  • Press release - 04/02/03 - Brookhaven Proposes Historic Overhaul of Land Use Code
  • Press release - 06/19/03 - Senator LaValle & Assemblyman DiNapoli Anticipate Passage of Pine Barrens Enforcement Bill
  • Press release - 07/10/03 - Rocky Point Recreational Facility Saved from Development - Deed Signed on Town’s First Municipal Golf Course
  • Press release - 07/23/03 - Town Adopts PRC/MF & Middle Country Road Building Moratoriums
  • Press release - 08/08/03 - Supervisor LaValle Announces Community Preservation Fund Proposition to be Placed on November Ballot
  • Press release - 08/12/03 - Brookhaven Town Welcomes Statewide Fire Tournament
  • Press release - 10/28/03 - Councilman Tullo Inspects Peat Hole in Village of Bellport - Town, County, Village & Foundation to Buy Property
  • Press release - 11/26/03 - Purchase of Sherwood-Jayne Property Concluded
  • Press release - 12/11/03 - Town Hires Environmentalist to Direct Open Space Program
  • Press release - 03/30/04 - NYS Secretary of State Presents $150K to Brookhaven for Hard Clam Restoration of Great South Bay
  • Press release - 04/26/04 - Town & State Celebrate Earth Day - 34 Acres of Carman’s River Wetlands to be Preserved
  • Press release - 04/26/04 - Brookhaven Town Acquires Mastic Beach Wetlands Parcels
  • Press release - 06/17/04 - Town Partners with Suffolk County to Buy Largest Assemblage of Pine Barrens Since 1993
  • Press release - 07/01/04 - Supervisor Proposes Sweeping Changes to Planning and Zoning Board Selection Process
  • Press release - 07/14/04 - Mt. Sinai Harbor Management Advisory Committee Proposed by McCarrick to Address Stormwater Management
  • Press release - 07/14/04 - Information about the Small Lot Ordinances
  • Press release - 08/03/04 - Brookhaven Town and Community Back 2004 Environmental Bond Act
  • Press release - 08/04/04 - LaValle Proposes Major Revamp of Town Departments
  • Press release - 09/14/04 - County / Town Partnership Protects Strobel Farm
  • Press release - 10/25/04 - McCarrick Secures Funding for Stormwater Management Plan for Wading River Ponds
  • Press release - 12/21/04 - Brookhaven Town Purchases Open Space in Terryville and Lake Grove
  • Press release - 12/30/04 - Town and County Add Three Jewels To Open Space Holdings - Cathedral Pines, Warbler Woods & Fox Lair
  • Press release - 03/07/05 - Stanley Allan - Longtime Brookhaven Town Clerk, Trusted Advisor to Four Supervisors
  • Press release - 03/16/05 - Brookhaven Town To Acquire Mill Pond Golf Course
  • Press release - 03/18/05 - LaValle Launches Major Effort to Address Quality of Life Issues in Brookhaven
  • Press release - 03/24/05 - West Meadow Beach Community Meeting to be Held
  • Press release - 04/19/05 - West Meadow Beach Community Meeting A Success!
  • Press release - 04/28/05 - McCarrick Unites Connecticut and New York to Oppose Broadwater
  • Press release - 05/02/05 - West Meadow Beach Technical Advisory Committee to Hold First Meeting
  • Press release - 05/27/05 - Second West Meadow Beach Community meeting to be held on June 9th
  • Press release - 07/13/05 - Councilman Mazzei Announces Completion of Madison Avenue Park
  • Press release - 07/14/05 - Town of Brookhaven Stormwater Management Program 2005 Annual Report
  • Press release - 07/14/05 - Waterfront Access Complete at Pine Lake
  • Press release - 09/20/05 - Electronics Recycling Comes to Brookhaven
  • Press release - 10/11/05 - Middle Country Road Land Use Plan for Coram, Middle Island & Ridge
  • Press release - 02/09/06 - Middle Country Road Land Use Plan for Coram, Middle Island & Ridge
  • Press release - 02/23/06 - Gordon Heights Visioning Meeting
  • Press release - 03/08/06 - Public Notice of March 21, 2006 Hearing On County Road 51 Moratorium
  • Press release - 03/16/06 - Brookhaven Saves Terryville's Gateway Grove of Woodlands
  • Press release - 03/17/06 - Filling In a Big Piece of an Open Space Puzzle
  • Press release - 03/21/06 - Councilwoman Kepert Ends Threat of Asphalt Plant Within Two Months of Taking Office
  • Press release - 04/06/06 - Brookhaven to Preserve Historic Woodhull House, Grounds
  • Press release - 04/06/06 - Town Board Adopts Final Middle Country Road Land Use Plan for Coram
  • Press release - 04/12/06 - Dogs Banned at West Meadow Beach in Setauket
  • Press release - 04/24/06 - Supervisor Foley Wants Help Cleaning Up Brookhaven
  • Press release - 04/27/06 - Town and County Buy Land to Protect River
  • Press release - 04/28/06 - Energy Efficient Street Lighting Installed
  • Press release - 05/02/06 - Foley Administration Issues Call To Service: Joint Town in Battle Against Litter
  • Press release - 05/03/06 - Brookhaven Adds 32 Foot Workboat
  • Press release - 05/03/06 - Brookhaven Seeks Friends of Curby to Help Boost Recycling
  • Press release - 05/09/06 - Brookhaven, County Aid Environmental Defense
  • Press release - 05/10/06 - Town Park Renamed In Honor of Fallen Hero
  • Press release - 05/12/06 - Town Closes On Former Atmore Robinson Property On North Country Road In Setauket
  • Press release - 05/16/06 - Foley, Kepert Seek to Save 240 Open Space Acres
  • Press release - 05/16/06 - Supervisor Foley Makes Gabby's Wish Come True
  • Press release - 07/11/06 - Town Moves To Clean Up Site
  • Press release - 07/18/06 - Foley, Bissonette Cite Progress On Removing Eyesore
  • Press release - 07/19/06 - Foley, Bissonette Cite Progress On Restoration Effort
  • Press release - 07/27/06 - Foley, Kepert Hail Support for Caithness
  • Press release - 07/31/06 - Councilwoman Walsh Says Yes to Caithness
  • Press release - 08/01/06 - Brookhaven Empire Zone Expands
  • Press release - 08/02/06 - Foley, Rouse, DeMarco To Explain SLAP
  • Press release - 08/03/06 - Foley, Rouse, DeMarco Explain SLAP
  • Press release - 08/17/06 - Councilman Mazzei Seeks Comments on Pipeline Extension
  • Press release - 10/06/06 - Foley, Bissonette Hail Camp Agreement
  • Press release - 10/10/06 - Foley, Bissonette Hail Camp Agreement - Camp Paquatuck Preserved for Future Generations
  • Press release - 11/03/06 - Avalon Pines Park Unveiled
  • Press release - 11/06/06 - Meeting on West Meadow Beach Plan
  • Press release - 11/14/06 - Foley, Walsh Outline Centereach Pool Projects
  • Press release - 11/15/06 - West Meadow Plan Outlines Exciting Future
  • Press release - 11/22/06 - New Pump Out Boat for South Shore
  • Press release - 11/27/06 - Foley Hails Expanded Protection for Environment
  • Press release - 12/04/06 - Key Open Space Parcel Preserved
  • Press release - 12/08/06 - McCarrick Enacts Exterior Lighting Standards
  • Press release - 12/11/06 - Town Approves AVR Purchase
  • Press release - 01/16/07 - West Meadow Beach Meeting Coming Up
  • Press release - 01/24/07 - Town To Get Funds for Code Enforcement
  • Press release - 01/25/07 - Draft of Final Master Plan for West Meadow Beach
  • Press release - 02/08/07 - Terryville Greenbelt Preserve Continues to Grow
  • Press release - 02/09/07 - Foley Cites Open Space, Farmland Purchases
  • Press release - 02/13/07 - Environment Wins, Foley Leads the Charge
  • Press release - 02/26/07 - Foley To Unveil Swan River Plan
  • Press release - 03/07/07 - Town, County Partner to Protect Environment
  • Press release - 03/19/07 - No-Discharge Petition Launched
  • Press release - 04/12/07 - Dogs Are Banned at West Meadow Beach in Setauket
  • Press release - 04/24/07 - Foley, Rouse, Kepert, Walsh Board Widen Anti Litter Effort
  • Press release - 04/24/07 - Supervisor Foley Wants Help Cleaning Up Brookhaven
  • Press release - 04/24/07 - Supervisor Foley Marks Arbor Day
  • Press release - 04/25/07 - LIPA Lauds Brookhaven’s New E-Star Homes Law
  • Press release - 04/28/07 - Energy Efficient Street Lighting Installed
  • Press release - 05/03/07 - Town Adopts Fiore-Rosenfeld’s Commercial “Big Box” Legislation
  • Press release - 05/03/07 - Controls on ‘Mega-Laundromats’ Tightened
  • Press release - 05/05/07 - Environmental Referendum Secures Support
  • Press release - 05/05/07 - Foley Seeks Friends of Curby to Help Boost Recycling
  • Press release - 05/06/07 - Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary Declared at West Meadow Beach
  • Press release - 05/09/07 - Town, County Preserve Family Duck Farm
  • Press release - 05/15/07 - Foley: Open Space Buy Protects Terrell’s River
  • Press release - 07/10/07 - Community Preservation Fund Moves Forward
  • Press release - 08/01/07 - Town Responds to Resident Concerns
  • Press release - 08/02/07 - New Day for Middle Island
  • Press release - 08/06/07 - Town Expands Open Space Refuge
  • Press release - 09/11/07 - Regional Planning Board Backs CPF
  • Press release - 09/11/07 - Foley Is Preserving Brookhaven’s Past
  • Press release - 09/12/07 - CRS Delivers Quick Service for Citizens
  • Press release - 10/02/07 - Town To File Petition on Sand Mine
  • Press release - 10/25/07 - South Shore Pump-Out Boats Big Success
  • Press release - 10/30/07 - False Rumor Is Refuted
  • Press release - 11/05/07 - Residents Invited Into Planning Process
  • Press release - 12/04/07 - Ronkonkoma Hub Study Meeting Set
  • Press release - 12/04/07 - Kepert Creates Working Group (Carmans River)
  • Press release - 12/10/07 - Town’s Farmland Protection Effort Upheld
  • Press release - 01/02/08 - Foley Lauds DEC for Broadwater Broadside
  • Press release - 01/07/08 - Town Meeting on Ronkonkoma Hub
  • Press release - 01/07/08 - Cornell Reports on Town Composting Effort
  • Press release - 01/14/08 - Town, County Save 30.7 East Moriches Acres
  • Press release - 01/16/08 - Foley Announces Brookhaven 2030 Workshops
  • Press release - 02/25/08 - Brookhaven Captures NY’s First “GREEN” Industrial Park
  • Press release - 03/14/08 - Fiore-Rosenfeld and Foley Protect Key Open Space in West Meadow Creek Watershed
  • Press release - 03/18/08 - April Opportunities to Help Plan A New Brookhaven
  • Press release - 03/20/08 - Councilwoman Bonner says Feds “Stuck a knife in peoples’ backs” by approving Broadwater’s LNG plan
  • Press release - 04/10/08 - Brookhaven Town Council Bans Bottled Water
  • Press release - 05/09/08 - Bipartisan Resolution Directs Pine Barrens Commission Review of Trap & Skeet Range
  • Press release - 05/27/08 - Kepert Breaks Ground with Developers for Affordable Housing in Coram
  • Press release - 06/19/08 - Brookhaven Workers Get Explosive Award
  • Press release - 06/25/08 - Foley Hosts Supervisors’ Meeting on Protecting South Shore Residents
  • Press release - 06/27/08 - It’s Not Too Late for Residents to Plan Brookhaven’s Future
  • Press release - 07/07/08 - Keeping Brookhaven Waterways Clean
  • Press release - 07/10/08 - Keeping Pine Lake Clean
  • Press release - 08/07/08 - Brookhaven’s Youth Conservation Crew
  • Press release - 08/08/08 - Town/County Join Forces to Preserve 90 More Acres in Overton Preserve
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  • Riverhead Town  (Suffolk County, NY; member of the Commission):

  • Press release - 03/12/02 - Farmland and open space preservation plan
  • Press release - 08/06/02 - Fire danger warning issued for Riverhead Town
  • Press release - 12/13/02 - First Air Show in 20 Years To Fly Into "Grumman' Site
  • Press release - 01/07/03 - Supreme Court Denies Relief to River Club
  • Press release - 01/21/03 - Empire Zone Litigation - Riverhead Opposes County's Action to Control Calverton Empire Zone
  • Press release - 01/28/03 - Town signs contract with The Nature Conservancy to oversee open space purchases
  • Press release - 03/18/03 - Empire Zone Expanded
  • Press release - 03/27/03 - Saving Jobs Through Farmland Preservation
  • Press release - 05/06/03 - Riverhead Advances Riparian Vista Along Peconic River
  • Press release - 05/28/03 - Riverhead Town Supports Joint Purchase Of River Club Property
  • Press release - 06/02/03 - Work Session Canceled
  • Press release - 06/04/03 - Field Day Festival Not Approved
  • Press release - 07/17/03 - Riverhead Announces Deal To Purchase the River Club Property
  • Press release - 01/12/04 - Lewis Named Deputy Supervisor
  • Press release - 03/23/04 - Farmland Purchases for 2004 Off to a Great Start
  • Press release - 03/26/04 - Emergency Dredging Begins at Wading River Creek
  • Press release - 07/26/04 - Court Dismisses DeLalio Farm's Lawsuit Against Riverhead
  • Press release - 09/02/04 - Riverhead to Authorize $25 million Bond Issue for Land Preservation
  • Press release - 03/18/05 - Calverton Makes First Cut in Airbus Selection Process
  • Press release - 03/23/05 - State Grants Riverhead $2.2 Million for Farmland Protection
  • Press release - 03/23/05 - Returning Dump to Virgin Soil
  • Press release - 05/19/05 - Town of Riverhead Wins 2005 Smart Growth Award; Island Wide Environmental Group Lauds Master Plan
  • Press release - 07/08/05 - Riverhead Town Purchases Development Rights for 18.26 Acres
  • Press release - 09/14/05 - Supervisor Phil Cardinale Announces Arrest on Peconic River
  • Press release - 09/14/05 - Riverhead Resident Appointed to Suffolk County Board of Trustees for Parks, Recreation and Conservation
  • Press release - 10/19/05 - Riverhead Town Intervenes at Asphalt Plant
  • Press release - 10/20/05 - Riverhead Townscape Tree Planting Project
  • Press release - 11/09/05 - Riverhead Town Police Officers To Receive Tactical Spanish Language Training
  • Press release - 02/24/06 - Riverhead Chamber of Commerce Awarded Suffolk County Grant
  • Press release - 04/18/06 - Haz-Mat Drill Scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd
  • Press release - 05/03/06 - Riverhead Town Purchases Development Rights for 27.5 Acres
  • Press release - 05/10/06 - Supervisor Cardinale Holds Civic and Business Association Round Table Discussion
  • Press release - 05/16/06 - Town of Riverhead Awarded $1,557,150 Under the State's Farmland Protection Program
  • Press release - 05/22/06 - Town of Riverhead Purchases Development Rights for 18 Acres
  • Press release - 06/11/07 - Town Board Authorizes Negotiations for Development of 298 Aces at Calverton Industrial Park
  • Press release - 08/17/07 - Navy Parcel at EPCAL transferred to Town of Riverhead
  • Press release - 10/25/07 - EPCAL Entrance To Be Moved
  • Press release - 04/15/08 - Town Purchases Miamogue Parcel
  • Press release - 06/06/08 - Discuss recent proposed legislation to amend the Long Island Pine Barrens Act
  • Press release - 07/01/08 - Town Recycling Efforts Highlighted
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  • Southampton Town  (Suffolk County, NY; member of the Commission):

  • Press release - 01/18/02 - Supervisor Heaney Travels to Albany To Fight For Tax Relief
  • Press release - 03/06/02 - Town Clears Major Hurdle in Seeking Tax Relief for Southampton Residents Living in the Riverhead School District
  • Press release - 03/18/02 - Supervisor Heaney Travels to Washington to Lobby for Farmland Preservation Aid
  • Press release - 05/10/02 - Southampton Town Purchases Conservation Easement On 103 Acres
  • Press release - 05/28/02 - Southampton Town Files Application With State Board for Tax Relief
  • Press release - 07/05/02 - Supervisor Heaney Seeks $5 Million For Farmland Preservation Covered By Community Preservation Fund
  • Press release - 07/09/02 - Supervisor Heaney Seeks $2.6 Million In Federal Funding For Farmland Protection
  • Press release - 08/20/02 - Supervisor Heaney Makes Third Trip Seeking Tax Relief For Southampton Residents In Riverhead School District
  • Press release - 09/30/02 - Chief Fire Marshal To Dedicate Firematic Training Facility
  • Press release - 10/01/02 - State Board Grants Heaney's Request For Tax Relief For Southampton Residents Living Within Riverhead School District
  • Press release - 10/11/02 - Southampton Town and The Nature Conservancy Preserve 40 Pristine Acres Near Bullhead Bay
  • Press release - 11/25/02 (date approximate) - Southampton Town and Suffolk County Partner on Farmland Purchase
  • Press release - 01/24/03 - The Great East End Cleanup 2003 (April 26)
  • Press release - 03/06/03 - Southampton Purchases 8 Acres in Long Pond Greenbelt
  • Press release - 04/21/03 - Southampton Files Application To Continue Tax Relief For Town Residents In Riverhead School District
  • Press release - 06/17/03 - Special Equalization Rate Request Awaiting State Approval
  • Press release - 08/12/03 - State Board Again Grants Tax Relief for Southampton Residents in Riverhead School District
  • Press release - 09/12/03 - Public Input Sought for Shinnecock Canal Maritime Park
  • Press release - 10/03/03 - Town Establishes Southampton Fire District
  • Press release - 10/07/03 - Public Hearing: Draft Critical Wildlands & Groundwater Protection Plan & GEIS
  • Press release - 01/30/04 - Southampton Town Buys 42 acres in Great Swamp Area of Noyac
  • Press release - 04/05/04 - Historical Profiles Report for Eastport , Speonk - Remsenburg, Westhampton
  • Press release - 05/10/04 - Community Meeting Concerning Area Study: Eastport - Speonk - Remsenburg - Westhampton
  • Press release - 05/25/04 - Public Hearing: Eastport - Speonk - Remsenburg - Westhampton Area Study
  • Press release - 10/12/04 - Press Conference on Southampton Town Farmland Preservation
  • Press release - 10/29/04 - Southampton Town Declares Limited State of Emergency in Response to Coastal Erosion
  • Press release - 11/01/04 - Southampton Town Declares Limited State of Emergency in Response to Coastal Erosion
  • Press release - 12/03/04 - Southampton Town Town Dedicates Flanders Community Center In Memory of David W. Crohan  (associated with WTF)
  • Press release - 02/10/05 - State of Emergency Declared for Deteriorating Tiana Beaches
  • Press release - 02/16/05 - Heaney Extends Erosion State of Emergency - Suffolk County Also Issues State of Emergency Order
  • Press release - 03/08/05 - Supervisor Heaney Announces Emergency Sand Restoration Program for Tiana Beach
  • Press release - 03/15/05 - Suffolk, Southampton Envision High Tech / Homeland Security Economic Hub at Gabreski Airport
  • Press release - 04/27/05 - Shinnecock Canal Maritime Center Moves Ahead
  • Press release - 05/20/05 - Showcase Exhibit on Bayberry Land
  • Press release - 06/14/05 - Southampton Town Buys Barkas Property in Hampton Bays
  • Press release - 06/15/05 - Southampton Town Offers Challenge Grant to Shinnecock Canal Maritime Heritage Center Inc. to Kick start Fundraising
  • Press release - 07/19/05 - Best Management Practice Workshop Scheduled Town of Southampton's Historic Cemeteries
  • Press release - 08/10/05 - Town to Dedicate Hampton House Park in Bridgehampton
  • Press release - 01/08/06 - Policy Update Proposed for Town Access Roads and Park Facilities
  • Press release - 02/07/06 - Supervisor Heaney Calls for East Quogue Hamlet Strategy
  • Press release - 03/28/06 - Town Trustees Recipients of 2006 Lake Steward Award from NYS Federation of Lake Associations
  • Press release - 06/30/06 - Dead Birds Found on Several Beaches in Southampton & East Hampton Towns
  • Press release - 08/01/06 - Southampton Town Board to Appoint Edward Deyermond as Sole Assessor Effective August 14, 2006
  • Press release - 08/09/06 - Town Officials to Tour Upgraded Tiana Bayside Recreational Facility
  • Press release - 09/22/06 - Southampton Historic Burial Grounds Progress Report on Multi-Year Cemetery Study & “Best Management Practices” Workshop
  • Press release - 09/25/06 - Southampton Agrees to Purchase 25 Acre Parcel on Peconic Bay
  • Press release - 03/20/07 - EMS Volunteers Request Updated Retention Tool; Southampton Town Board To Propose Conversion Of LOSAP For Parity With Volunteer Firefighters Benefit Program
  • Press release - 08/20/07 - Proposed Pilot Program Would Bring Tax Relief to Hampton Bays and Eastport
  • Press release - 10/15/07 - Friends of the 106th Rescue Wing
  • Press release - 12/07/07 - Councilman Nuzzi Introduces Legislation Aimed at Limiting Planned Development District Applications
  • Press release - 12/07/07 - Town of Southampton Breaks Ground at North Sea Community Park
  • Press release - 03/04/08 - Southampton Town and Others urge County to leave intact a law requiring an equitable formula for sharing Sales Tax Revenues for Public Safety
  • Press release - 03/14/08 - Public Hearing is scheduled on Draft Plan and East Quogue Generic Environmental Impact Study
  • Press release - 04/14/08 - Defendant Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Resulting From Cement Operation In Core Pine Barrens Preservation Area
  • Press release - 04/29/08 - Hampton Bays Moratorium Proposed
  • Press release - 04/29/08 - In Recognition of Earth Day, Southampton Town Spearheads Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Policies
  • Press release - 06/12/08 - Hampton Bays GEIS Scoping Session
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  • Public Authorities and Utilities:

  • Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)  (Uniondale):
  • LIPA - Press release - 08/02/99 - Governor Announces Donation to Long Island Conservation Area
  • LIPA - Press release - 10/06/99 - LIPA To Build New South Fork Transmission Line To Meet Growing Electric Demand
  • LIPA - Press release - 03/02/00 - LIPA Begins Construction of New South Fork Transmission Line
  • LIPA - Press release - 06/29/00 - South Fork Transmission Line is Ready for Summer 2000
  • LIPA - Press release - 09/21/00 - LIPA and Suffolk County Announce Green Park Initiative
  • LIPA - Press release - 06/05/01 - Legislator Crecca, Chairman Kessel Unveil Green Park to Test Electric Operated Equipment in Blydenburgh Park
  • LIPA - Press release - 10/21/03 - LIPA Improves Night Sky in Bridgehampton With Dark Sky Friendly Lighting Fixtures
  • LIPA - Press release - 01/04/04 - LIPA Schedules Open Meeting in Riverhead for Public Input on Proposed Edwards Avenue Substation
  • LIPA - Press release - 03/09/04 - LIPA Releases 1st Comprehensive Energy Plan for LI
  • LIPA - Press release - 04/27/04 - LIPA Wins Sixth Consecutive Tree Line USA Award for School Spruce Up Program and Protecting and Planting Trees
  • LIPA - Press release - 07/14/04 - LIPA Trustees Adopt Long Island's First Comprehensive Energy Plan
  • LIPA - Press release - 05/22/05 - Governor Announces Collaborative Effort to Support Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • LIPA - Press release - 05/24/05 - LIPA Improves Night Sky Over Long Island with Dark Sky Friendly Lighting Fixtures
  • Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA)  (Oakdale):
  • SCWA - Press release - 10/22/97 - SCWA Applauds Formation of Groundwater Research Institute
  • SCWA - Press release - 12/12/98 - Suffolk Now A "Groundwater Guardian"
  • SCWA - Press release - 09/14/00 - Water Authority Attorney Fights Fires in Montana
  • SCWA - Press release - 01/22/04 - SCWA and County Advance MTBE Lawsuit in Courts
  • SCWA - Press release - 03/25/04 - Water Authority Starts a Native Species Nursery
  • SCWA - Press release - 04/21/06 - Barton Ave. Elementary School Students And SCWA Celebrate Earth Day
  • SCWA - Press release - 08/23/06 - SCWA Receives National Award and Recognition from EPA
  • SCWA - Press release - 05/29/07 - SCWA Celebrates Earth/Arbor Day
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Business and Economic:

  • Islander East Pipeline  (Calverton, NY and Branford, CT):
  • Islander East - Press release - 01/07/02 - Islander East Natural Gas Pipeline Project Receives Preliminary Regulatory Approval
  • Islander East - Press release - 05/15/02 - Duke Energy, Islander East project manager, wins Safety Award
  • Islander East - Press release - 08/26/02 - Islander East Receives Positive Final Environmental Reports
  • Islander East - Press release - 09/18/02 - Islander East Receives Final FERC Approval
  • Islander East - Press release - 05/07/04 - Islander East Receives Favorable Decision from Commerce Department
  • KeySpan Energy  (Brooklyn):
  • KeySpan Energy - Press release - 05/07/04 - Islander East Receives Favorable Decision From Commerce Department
  • Long Island Association (LIA)  (Commack):
  • LIA - Press release - 07/18/96 - LIA Supports Governor Pataki's Environment Bond Act
  • LIA - Press release - 10/11/96 - LIA Supports Suffolk County Proposition Two Urges YES Vote ON November 5
  • LIA - Press release - 12/01/97 - LIA Legislative Accomplishments for 1997 - Year-End Review Provides Reasons to Be Thankful
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Civic, Geographic & General Environmental:

  • Long Island Pine Barrens Society (LIPBS)  (Manorville):
  • LIPBS - Press release - 04/20/01 - Environmentalists Announce Major New Open Space Preservation Initiative plus Top ten lists by town or region
  • LIPBS - Press release - 07/23/01 - East Hampton Is Sued Again for Development Over the Aquifer
  • LIPBS - Press release - 04/23/02 - Environmentalists Seek Resignation or Ouster of Suffolk Real Estate Director
  • LIPBS - Press release - 02/25/03 - Court Overturns Development Approval in Pine Barrens
  • LIPBS - Press release - 03/04/03 - Constitutionality of Pine Barrens Act Upheld
  • LIPBS - Press release - 05/12/03 - Environmentalists Warn of Calverton Concert Perils
  • LIPBS - Press release - 05/14/03 - Environmentalists Blast Cell Towers in Suffolk Parks
  • LIPBS - Press release - 05/27/03 - Sue to Block Pine Barrens Rock Concerts
  • LIPBS - Press release - 07/16/03 - Environmentalists Seek Court Sanctions Against Brookhaven Led Appeal of Environmental Case
  • LIPBS - Press release - 08/28/03 - Governor Signs Pine Barrens Preservation Bill
  • LIPBS - Press release - 11/07/03 - Half the Towns Have Improved on Report Cards
  • LIPBS - Press release - 02/29/04 - Environmentalists Oppose Binder Bill on Land Preservation
  • LIPBS - Press release - 02/12/04 - Environmentalists Launch New Campaign for Preservation
  • LIPBS - Press release - 05/06/04 - LI Leaders Make Accelerated Preservation Plea
  • LIPBS - Press release - 06/02/04 - Press Legislation for Preservation
  • LIPBS - Press release - 06/08/04 - Suffolk Legislature Takes Up Major Preservation Bill
  • LIPBS - Press release - 06/17/04 - Major Pine Barrens Preservation
  • LIPBS - Press release - 12/09/04 - Local Environmentalists Launch Barn Owl Project
  • LIPBS - Press release - 06/03/05 - Eagle Scout Completes Pine Barrens Project
  • LIPBS - Press release - 08/28/05 - Environmentalists Demonstrate at Grace Forest
  • LIPBS - Press release - 05/17/06 - Suffolk Will Reopen Shooting Range in Pine Barrens - Environmental and Civic Groups Promise Suit
  • LIPBS - Press release - 08/13/06 - Suffolk and Barrens Commission Sued On Shooting Range
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Colleges, Universities & Educational:

  • LIU - Southampton College  (Southampton):
  • LIU - Southampton College - Press release - 10/04/02 - Environmental Award Recipients Announced  (includes Marty Shea of Southampton Town)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY -  Scientific & Technical:

    Private organizations outside Long Island, NY -  Scientific & Technical:

  • Battelle Memorial Institute  (Columbus, OH):
  • Battelle - Press release - 11/25/97 - Battelle, SUNY-Stony Brook Team Wins Brookhaven Contract
  • The Nature Conservancy (TNC) - National page  (Arlington, VA):
  • TNC - Press release - 03/22/02 - New Ways of Using Fire as an Ecological Tool  (Fire Learning Network; includes LI pine barrens)
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