Sustainable Long Island Teaches Roosevelt High School Students About Brownfield Redevelopment

♦ Sustainable Long Island announced that students from the organization’s High School Fellowship gave an educational presentation on brownfield redevelopment to the Roosevelt High School Honor Society at a gathering at the Roosevelt High School Library last week. Sustainable Long Island’s High School Fellowship employs High School juniors and seniors that work closely with staff […]

Sustainable Long Island’s response to a Cablevision Editorial on the new plans at the Nassau Coliseum

♦ Original Article:

It was a familiar scene, bringing another announcement about another plan to rebuild Nassau Coliseum and keep the Islanders on home ice for decades.

Those making the announcements were all smiles: Islanders Owner Charles Wang, Nassau Executive Ed Mangano and Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray, their words cheered by a Greek chorus of […]

Negron-Gaines: Don’t drop the ball on LI Bus (LIBN)

Ruth Negron-Gaines is the board president of Sustainable Long Island. Below is her oped piece from this week’s Long Island Business News on LI Bus and the plan to privatize the service:

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Flanders Farm Fresh Food Project Moves Forward (Patch.com)

♦ Southampton Town students might soon have a chance to learn the basics of running a farmers market by helping those without access to local, fresh produce.

Since February, Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming has spearheaded the Farm Fresh Food Project, which aims to create a farmers market in the Flanders/Riverside at the Crohan Community […]

Sustainable Long Island Releases Brownfield Redevelopment Manual

♦ Sustainable Long Island is proud to announce the release of its 2011 Brownfields to Greenfield$ Manual: A how-to guide on brownfields redevelopment. The manual’s revision, updated from the 2006 version, was made possible by funding from New York State Senator Carl Marcellino and contributions by the Action Committee for the Environment.

“I am pleased […]

Sustainable LI’s written comments on the EPA’s Plan EJ 2014 – Supporting Community-based Action Programs

♦ Today (5/10/11) The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Charter of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) will be holding a National Public Meeting in Brooklyn, NY that will give the opportunity to attendees to provide feedback on where it should focus its advisory attention for the implementation plans associated with Plan EJ 2014. Recently […]

From Long Island Jobs With Justice: LI Bus

♦ We are at a critical moment in Nassau County history. Recently, the MTA voted to cut the contract with Nassau County, allowing County Executive Mangano to move forward with his plan of privatization. Mangano’s committee is reviewing the three private contractors and will make a recommendation to the County Executive by May 15th.

We’re […]