Category: Advocacy

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A Letter To The Great River Community

Attention Great River residents! You can help your community, help The Great South Bay, and help lead The South Shore to a better future by voting YES January 22nd on the sewering ballot. The money is there to spend from federal Sandy Relief funds, but this is our one chance. Cesspools are destroying the bay. Other communities will have their votes coming up. Let's start with a YES to a healthy bay and to a more vibrant South Shore!

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Save The Great South Bay Facebook Demographics

Our Facebook Group has some interesting demographics, as per Facebook itself -- age, gender, location, and frequency of posting. All this data matters as we continue to pivot away from Facebook as the groups primary home, and move to our website, where we can drive action, control our content, and reach a broader audience.

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Post-Sandy, Why Are We Still Building?

What will it take for Long Island to have a sensible development strategy given the inevitability of future storms and sea level rise? Six years after Sandy, its business as usual, building right up to the shore. Some developers are planning for the inevitable, to be sure, but the overall effort is scant.

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Engineer Approved Drainage Plans Threaten Sensitive Natural Habitat In Long Island’s North Fork

There must be a stop work order issued immediately on this "enhancement" project. The North Fork Nature Preserve is about to be ravaged by a major excavation project that would establish a series of retention ponds, thus ruining the hydrology of a good portion of this county park. This project is being undertaken for the benefit of a few home owners who built on The Sound who take exception to water from the preserve flowing through their beach. How did this ever get approved with no environmental impact analysis? This must not stand.

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