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Huntington, Citizens Campaign for the Environment launch social media educational video
          The Town Huntington and the Citizens Campaign for the Environment today released a video illustrating the recently completed rain garden bioswale at Centerport Beach, a project aimed at filtering 80 percent of the stormwater runoff that has been polluting Centeport Harbor.
          The three-and-a-half-minute video, […]

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
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            Students at Northport High School heard from guest speakers about plastic pollution and waterways on Nov. 21, 2016. Hosted by the school’s Environment Team, a program that focuses on the interactions of human culture and the natural world, the lecture featured Executive Director for Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) Adrienne Esposito and Suffolk […]

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First Alternative Wastewater Treatment System to Be Approved in County’s History during National Septic Smart Week
 
On September 20, 2016 Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was joined by regional water quality experts and environmental advocates to announce that for the first time an on-site advanced wastewater treatment system has been provisionally approved for residential use in […]

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Permits Available at Park Offices on September 26th, 2016

Suffolk County Park Officials announced that Archery Permits will be available for purchase beginning September 26, 2016.
The Suffolk County Parks Department is pleased to offer 1,000 additional acres of hunting properties this season which is set to begin October 1, 2016.  These additional properties include parcels in […]

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
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Town Completes Purchase of Two Open Space Parcels
The Town of Huntington recently completed action on two parcels, one in Fort Salonga and the other in Cold Spring Harbor, that in one case will extend a passive park area and in the other will add to an existing nature preserve.
The Town took title earlier this […]

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The Huntington Town Board, at its August 16, 2016 meeting, approved revisions to the section of Town Code dealing with animals, including setting requirements on the proper disposal of pet waste, limiting the length of time animals may be restrained outdoors and establishing guidelines to aid in the prevention of animals being abandoned.
 
Under the revisions, […]

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Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,C,I-East Northport) joined over 30 federal, state and local officials to sign a letter from Gov. Andrew Cuomo informing President Obama that New York will take legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) if the planned dumping of dredged materials from Connecticut is approved. The EPA has issued a rule that […]

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Due to the heavy rainfall on Friday, July 29, 2016, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 62 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential that the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will impact these areas.
The beaches covered by the advisory […]

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