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Do the Math

Our Response to the New York Times Article 'Dead Rivers, Closed Beaches', a Water Crisis on Long Island
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Let Nature Work by Sean O'Neill, SH Press, 01/05/17

Spraying into the wind

On December 12, 2016, the Suffolk County Legislator once again voted to fund the continued use of the pesticide Methoprene by the Department of Public Works Vector Control unit to control mosquito populations. Methoprene, an insect growth regulator that is used in larvicide applications, is a known toxin of fish and shellfish. Impassioned arguments have been made to ban or limit its use in the county by the environmental community over the years, and have sadly, fallen on deaf ears. Perhaps a different argument is needed...


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Press Releases
Industrial Development Agencies Do What Again?, Oct. 1, 2014



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The Launch Of The Kathy

15 years on the water with the Baykeeper...


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Reports
Baywatch, Volume VII
The importance of Bayscaping on Long Island
Climate change, sea level rise, and increasingly frequent storms, together with Long Island's growing and increasingly dense population, are putting significant strain on local ground and surface waters and threatening the vitality of Long Island's fragile ecosystem. 
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