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03/03/15 8:00am
JEN NUZZO PHOTO | The New York State Department of Public Service held a public meeting Thursday at the Riverhead Free Library to discuss PSEG's rate increase plan.

JEN NUZZO PHOTO | The New York State Department of Public Service held a public meeting Monday at the Riverhead Free Library to discuss PSEG’s rate increase plan.

Long Islanders are blasting PSEG Long Island’s proposed rate increase plan and say current utility costs are already too high. (more…)

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02/03/15 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board at its Tuesday work session. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown. Not shown in photo, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board at its Tuesday work session. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown. Not shown in photo, Councilwoman Chris Lewis.

Supervisor Jim Dougherty said PSEG is leaning toward revisiting a tunnel project from the North Fork to the Island for “enhancing future power capacity for Shelter Island.” (more…)

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01/06/15 8:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG today for

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG for not being answerable to the public.

Criticizing PSEG operations on Long Island, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) called  for steps to establish effective checks and balances on the electric utility no matter who manages it. (more…)

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12/29/14 8:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A PSEG sponsored tour by public officials and residents of a Jamesport substation in July only solidified growing opposition to building a similar facility here.

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A PSEG sponsored tour by public officials and residents of a Jamesport substation in July only solidified growing opposition to building a similar facility here.

It was going to take just a couple of months.

That’s what Islanders were told in April 2013, when LIPA announced it was preparing to drill a tunnel from Crescent Beach to Greenport and run electric cables through it to provide permanent backup power to the Island. (more…)