As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG-Long Island, began to speak louder. READ
The Greenport Village Board had been prepared to give PSEG Long Island control over an environmental review of the power authority’s underground cable proposal.
A renewed effort to dig a tunnel to house electrical cables between Greenport and the Island could be under way by November 1.
What two years ago was a $9 million failed construction effort to provide new electric cables between the North Fork and Shelter Island could now be a $30 million project. READ
European telecommunications giant Altice has agreed to purchase New York cable provider Cablevision for $17.7 billion. READ
Southold Town is prepared to sue PSEG Long Island should the company revisit a failed and controversial underwater cable project intended to boost Shelter Island’s power supply.