Category Archives: water quality

Legalize Commercial Kelp Farming in our Bays – Let’s Blue-Green Our Economy

 Join us in signing onto this petition to Legalize Kelp Farming in our Bays . Dear Senators Kaminsky and Stec, Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, and Assemblymen Englebright and Smullen, Chair and Ranking Member of the Assembly … Continue reading

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And Now, For Some 2020 Good Climate News

Looking for 2020 good news on climate? Get ready to set some priorities and make some New Year’s Climate Resolutions. Continue reading

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Friend of clean water, biodiversity, climate-friendly regenerative businesses and safe-guarding our shorelines? Read on…..

Dear Friend of the Shellfish Farmer,  If you are a friend of clean water, biodiversity, climate-friendly regenerative businesses, coastline protection, Earth and her oceans read on….. Join us in support of our shellfish farmers, and support the inclusion of commercial … Continue reading

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Vote NO on Proposal #2

While we are all concentrating on the front of the ballot, there are 2 proposals on the back. #2 is of particular concern. Here is why. Your drinking water is at risk! While everyone was home and grappling with the … Continue reading

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Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record

Lee Zeldin’s League of Conservation Voters (LCV) score for 2019 was 28%. This seems like an improvement from his scores from prior years, which hovered around 10%, but to put things in perspective: The average Member of Congress score in … Continue reading

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Septic Taxation: The Zeldin Tax?

 

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The People You Meet Picking Up Beach Plastic

Serenely beautiful, surreal, spiritual.  Three weeks on the sugar-white sands of Tulum, contemplating the sometimes jade, sometimes topaz, sometimes evening blue Caribbean.  On days when the sea was perfectly flat and clear you could watch the sting rays and barracudas … Continue reading

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Dangerous Men

Bleached Staghorn Coral By James Ewing (Watermill, NY) “The GOP Republican party is the most dangerous organization in human history…dedicated, with such commitment, to the destruction of organized human life on earth.”—Noam Chomsky, scholar, MIT. What are these most dangerous … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Environmental Voting Record Goes from Bad to Worse

Lee Zeldin wants to Drill in the Ironwood Forest National Monument By Marc Rauch: Latest update: Zeldin’s Environmental Voting Record Goes from Bad to Worse in 2018 In the first 3 years of Lee Zeldin’s congressional term (2015-2017), he earned … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s War on the Environment

By Perry Gershon:  (Source: https://www.facebook.com/pg/perry4congress/posts/?ref=page_internal) Lee Zeldin continues to support the Trump Administration’s destruction of our environmental protections. The new “plan” for coal represents one more example of the total disregard for the serious health effects of air pollution. The … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap Mr. Zeldin

From James Ewing:  A reminder of where Lee Zeldin stands on the environment.  The Scorecard as per the League of Conservation Voters. To get the specifics on each vote go their website and click on the “vote name”: http://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/lee-zeldin Green … Continue reading

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Bridget Fleming

Her Accomplishments (Letter to the Editor from this week in the East Hampton Star) Bridget Fleming has served as a Suffolk County legislator for the past two years, and in that time has distinguished herself as someone who gets results. … Continue reading

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