04/03/18 6:00am
04/03/2018 6:00 AM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned the U.S. Secretary of Commerce in October that if changes weren’t made to fluke quotas to be fair to New York’s economy and commercial fishing families, the state would take legal action. READ

06/07/16 11:58am
06/07/2016 11:58 AM

BlackSeaBass

Black sea bass fishing in New York was suspended for a month beginning June 1, prompting a backlash from fishermen who say the regulations are unnecessary right now and are only hurting the fishing industry.  READ

02/14/16 12:00pm
02/14/2016 12:00 PM

Due to recent concerns over the lack of water-quality testing by the state Department of Environmental Conservation in local waterways, Southold Town officials are viewing the agency’s latest push to regulate nitrogen runoff with a mixture of optimistic support and experienced skepticism.  READ

01/26/16 3:00pm
01/26/2016 3:00 PM

Peconic Bay Scallops

It’s no secret that nitrogen is considered the leading culprit in the fight to improve the area’s waterways.

Now, following a summer which saw thousands upon thousands of dead fish float up on local shorelines, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is working to develop a Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP) to help fight that battle. (more…)