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Back issues of DEC's Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP) Newsletter.

2019 Issues

May 2019

  • 6 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Lawn
  • LINAP Recommendations for Nitrogen Fertilizer Applications on Residential and Commercial Turfgrass

April 2019

  • Nitrogen Removing Biofilters
  • New York State Wastewater Research and Innovation Facility
  • Constructed Wetlands
  • Permeable Reactive Barriers

March 2019

  • Nassau County Subwatershed Planning
  • South Shore Water Reclamation Facility Projects
    • Reconstruction and Resiliency Upgrades
    • Effluent Diversion Projects
  • City of Long Beach Wastewater Diversion to the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility
  • Point Lookout Sewer Study
  • Nassau County Septic Improvement Program

February 2019

  • Oakdale Sewer Expansion
  • Over $1.5 Million in Funding for Research Projects in the Long Island Sound and its Watershed
  • Interactive Map Published for Potential Water Reuse Opportunities on Golf Courses

2018 Issues

November 2018

  • Treated Wastewater Reuse Roadmap Developed
  • Suffolk County Issues a Request for Proposals for a Countywide Water Quality Improvement District Feasibility Study
  • The New York Ocean Acidification Task Force Will Examine Adaptive Strategies for Ocean Acidification in State Waters
  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency Nitrogen Endpoints Memorandum Available for Public Comment

October 2018

  • Long Island Regional Planning Council and the Suffolk County Legislature Approve Funding for Countywide Water Quality Improvement District Study
  • LINAP Program Manager and Program Consultant
  • Nutrient Bioextraction Initiative
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve Stewardship Awards

September 2018

  • National Estuary Week
  • FLUPSYs Installed in the South Shore Estuary Reserve
  • Funding for Southold Cedar Beach Creek Habitat Restoration Project
  • Peconic Estuary Seeks Public Input on its Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan
  • 2018 Long Island Sound National Estuary Program Work Plan

August 2018

  • Town of Hempstead Shellfish Hatchery Expansion Project
  • Town of Southampton Expands Septic Incentive Program
  • Town of North Hempstead Offers Town Residents Sustainability Classes

July 2018

  • Long Island Regional Planning Council Issues a Request for Qualifications for Nassau County Water Quality Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting
  • National Coastal Resilience Fund
  • Water Infrastructure Improvement Act and the Intermunicipal Water Infrastructure Grants Program
  • Town of Hempstead Unveils Plans to Re-open Water Testing Lab
  • New York Department of State Releases the 2017 Long Island South Shore Estuary Reserve Coordinated Water Resources Monitoring Strategy
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve Program Implementation Specialist Needed
  • Call for Nominations for South Shore Estuary Reserve Council Stewardship Award
  • Governor Cuomo Awards Over $1 Million in Clean Water Infrastructure Funds to Springs School in East Hampton

June 2018

  • Water Reuse at Cedar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Long Island Regional Planning Council Issues a Request for Qualifications for Nassau County Water Quality Monitoring Analysis and Reporting
  • Suffolk County Water Authority Program Encourages Water Conservation

May 2018

  • Public Meetings
  • Fertilizer Fact Sheets
  • Advanced Wastewater Treatment System at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park
  • Long Island Commission on Aquifer Protection
April 2018
  • Long Island Sound Study - Bioextraction Coordinator
  • Restore New York Shellfish and the Shellfish Restoration Council
  • Center for Clean Water Technology - Nitrogen Removing Biofilters
March 2018
  • Meetings
  • Long Island Sound 2017 Hypoxia Event Shortest in 24 Years
  • Suffolk and Nassau Counties Receive State Funding for Replacement of Aging Septic and Cesspools
  • Town of Brookhaven Sewer Expansion Funding
February 2018
  • Events
  • Suffolk County Water Quality Improvement District Feasibility Study
  • Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District Grant Funded Projects
  • Long Island Regional Planning Council launches new website

2017 Issues

December 2017 - 2017 A Year in Review (PDF, 1.5 MB)

  • Suffolk County
  • Nassau County
  • Long Island Regional Planning Council/Department of Environmental Conservation
  • United States Geological Survey
  • Stony Brook University Center for Clean Water Technology
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve
  • Peconic Estuary Program
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Seatuck Environmental Association
  • Department of Agriculture and Markets (DAM)

November 2017

  • LINAP Water Reuse Workgroup
  • Department of State Announces $668,385 in Grants to Protect and Guide Preservation of South Shore Estuary Reserve
  • Governor Cuomo Announces Resiliency Project to Reduce Nitrogen in the Western Bays

October 2017

  • USGS: Solute Transport Methods to Estimate Time-Varying Nitrogen Loading Rates to the Peconic Estuary
  • Eelgrass and Water Quality Report
  • Peconic Estuary Seaweed Aquaculture Feasibility Study

September 2017

  • 2017 Assessment of Long Island Water Quality Impairments
  • Governor Cuomo Announces $10.4 Million in an Effort to Improve Water Quality
  • Suffolk County Harmful Algal Bloom Action Plan Released
  • Suffolk County Septic Improvement Program's First System Installed

August 2017

  • Fertilizer Management Workgroup Update
  • ClearWaters Magazine LINAP Issue
  • EPA Nutrient Sensor Challenges

July 2017

  • Peconic Estuary Program Homeowner Rewards Program
  • Long Beach City Council Approves Resolution to Apply for Wastewater Consolidation Grant

June 2017

  • Septic Incentive Signed into Law
  • Technical Resources Webpage Posted
  • LINAP Project Highlight: Riverhead Water Resource Recovery Facility

May 2017

  • Nassau County Subwatershed Advisory Workgroup
  • Unified Water Study
  • Consolidated Funding Application
  • LINAP Webpage Updates

April 2017

  • Suffolk County Innovative/Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
  • Suffolk County Residential Septic Incentive Program
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve RFA Update and Application Reminder
  • NYSDEC WAVE Program Volunteer Training

March 2017

  • Suffolk Co. agriculture and water quality funding
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve RFA
  • NFWF Long Island Sound Futures Fund
  • Nassau Co. engineering study update
  • Get Pumped LI website

February 2017

  • Public meetings
  • Community Preservation Fund
  • Long Island Commission for Aquifer Protection
  • Nassau Co. Crescent Beach Groundwater Assessment

January 2017

  • Advisory Workgroups
  • Nassau Co. Subwatershed Planning
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve Eastern Bays Report

2016 Issues

December 2016

  • Introductory issue with updates from LINAP partners