Friends of the Bay’s Water Quality Data 2018

December 13, 2018 – Oyster Bay NY: A review of water quality sampling data for 2018 through October finds a generally healthy bay complex. Data from some locations does however reflect water quality that is less ‘healthy’ than other areas. These are, not surprisingly, the locations where bay tributaries discharge – particularly Mill Neck Creek […]

Cuomo administration drops plan for bridge/tunnel crossing LI Sound

The acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department says the project will not be moving forward “at this time.”   From Newsday: The Cuomo administration on Thursday abandoned its proposal to build either a new bridge or tunnel to cross Long Island Sound, an idea that had run into local opposition. Without going into detail, […]

UnSound Crossing Press Conference

Media coverage of the UnSound Crossing Press Conference on June 27, 2018.   News 12:​  News 12 – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mp4 ​ CBS 2:​  CBS 2 – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mp4 ​ FOX 5:​  FOX 5 – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mp4 ​ FiOS:​  FiOS News – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mpg ​ NBC 4: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Long-Island-Sound-Tunnel-Idea-Draws-Complaints_New-York-486743361.html […]

Presentation: Raingardens benefit bays, lakes, and streams.

RESCHEDULED! Join us on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at our office (111 South Street) for this free and informative presentation. Call 516-922-6666 to register. Raingardens are shallow bowls designed to soak up stormwater runoff. This runoff comes from roofs, driveways, patios and any sloped or paved surface. Not only are these rain gardens […]

Advocacy Alert: The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study released.

We knew the time would come when the plan for the Bridge/Tunnel Sound Crossing would rear its head again … and it has. The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study was released, and we are sharing it with you. To view a PDF of the Study, click here: Long-Island-Sound-Feasibility_of_Bridge_Tunnel Friends of the Bay joins with […]