Friends of the Bay invites you to join us at Launch the Season Thursday, June 21, 2018. We will be honoring Eric Swenson and Bill Bleyer. Click here for: Your Invitation.
In an effort to assist residents with post-storm cleanup efforts, the Town of Oyster Bay, in conjunction with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has set up a location for residents to bring their household hazardous waste materials, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. Now through Friday, November 30th, residents can visit the Town’s […]
Robert McEvoy, president of the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association (NSWCA) called the Atlanta-based Weather Channel after a recent report suggested that the public water in Nassau County was unsafe to drink due to salt water intrusion because of the recent storm. He said they were bombarded with calls from concerned citizens. Mr. McEvoy told […]
The NYSDEC has partially rescinded the temporary emergency shellfish closures that were implemented as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Please see below for the list of normally certified areas where the harvest of shellfish is currently permitted. In addition, the temporary emergency closures that remain in effect in Nassau and Suffolk Counties have been extended through Wednesday, November 21, […]
(New York, N.Y. – Nov. 11, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County will collect and properly dispose of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes in Suffolk County. Beginning on Nov. 12, people in affected homes may bring household products, including solvents, paints, […]