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…)

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10/02/15 9:24am
10/02/2015 9:24 AM

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Local commercial fishermen who have had grievances with the state Department of Environmental Conservation — including one Greenport boat captain who was reimbursed over $8,000 two years ago after having his catch taken from his boat in 2011 — may now have some relief thanks to New York’s Inspector General. READ