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Denmark Energy Companies Considering LI Investment

November 13, 2014
By Neal Tepel


Long Island, NY - A delegation of 19 leading Danish offshore wind companies are visiting Long Island this month to explore the potential of investing in the growing American offshore wind market.

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Schumer Endorses Todd Kaminsky for Assembly

October 29, 2014
By Stephanie West


Long Island, NY - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has endorsed former federal prosecutor Todd Kaminsky to represent New York’s 20th Assembly District in Long Island. “Todd Kaminsky is exactly the kind of talented, dedicated public servant we need in Albany,” Sen. Schumer said. “As a federal prosecutor, he proved himself to be a relentless defender of New Yorkers—successfully prosecuting scam artists, drug kingpins and corrupt government officials.

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Suffolk County Receives Funding for Storm Mitigation

November 11, 2014
By Neal Tepel


Long Island, NY - The Suffolk County wastewater and storm resiliency improvements project at the Bergen Point Sewage Treatment Plant is the First to receive funding under New York State’s Storm Mitigation Loan Program.
The County will receive $13.6 million.

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Long Island Infrastructure Projects Creates Thousands of Jobs

September 22, 2014
By Stephanie West


Hauppauge, NY - September 15, 2014 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has  announce a proposed $5 million in funding for four major infrastructure projects which are expected to create thousands of jobs, encourage economic growth and facilitate the development of transit-oriented downtowns.  

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Offshore Wind Power on Long Island Considered

November 10, 2014
By Neal Tepel


If implemented by Governor Cuomo and LIPA, the Deepwater ONE project would be the nation’s first 1,000 megawatt offshore wind farm. This innovative approach to providing electricity would produce enough electricity to power 150,000 LI homes and meet peak power demand without burning more fossil fuels. The project would create thousands of jobs and pioneer an industry.

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September 10, 2014
By Stephanie West


Long Island, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the start of construction on a $12.8 million project to replace the aging Carlls Straight Path Bridge over the Long Island Expressway, or LIE/I-495, in Dix Hills, Suffolk County. The project, which involves designing and building the bridge, will improve the safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and approximately 180,000 motorists who use the section of the Long Island Expressway each day.

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