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02/03/19 6:00am
02/03/2019 6:00 AM

Suffolk County’s newly formed Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council is seeking public input on shaping the $1.5 billion industry’s future at an upcoming hearing in Riverhead Feb. 7.

The committee is hoping to hear from industry stakeholders: commercial and recreational fishermen, baymen and residents of areas in need of dredging to delineate which projects are most important to residents. READ

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05/17/18 6:00am
05/17/2018 6:00 AM

DuWayne Gregory, Suffolk County Legislature’s presiding officer, announces the creation of a 15-member Marine Industry Revitilization Advisory Council Tuesday afternoon.

On Tuesday, DuWayne Gregory, presiding officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, announced that a bill to create a Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council, has been passed. 

It is hoped the council will help boost the industry, attract and retain jobs and boost related tourism. Suffolk County has over 980 miles of shoreline and more than 300 bodies of water, Mr. Gregory said.  READ