08/22/19 8:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kailala, a great horned owl, was one of the stars of the Green Expo last year, presented by the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center.

Ask an Islander what’s the most significant issue and the answer is likely to be water quality.

Water has always been a critical concern, although at one time it was with quantity more than quality. But studies done by Suffolk County and the United States Geological Survey have revealed a more urgent need for locals to get their water tested and to take steps to reduce the nitrogen content in drinking water. (more…)

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05/01/19 10:00am

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Chairperson Linda James of East Hampton’s Energy Sustainability Committee, listened as Gordian Raacke, executive director of Renewable Energy Long Island, outlined progress being made in East Hampton to replace fossil fuels with clean and affordable energy sources.

Green Options Committee Chairman Tim Purtell brought representatives from East Hampton to Tuesday’s Town Board work session to discuss the financial benefits of putting the town on a firm footing for a clean environment. (more…)