Amy Engel Appointed New Executive Director of Sustainable Long Island

♦ Sustainable Long Island announced today the appointment of Amy Engel as its new Executive Director; responsible for overseeing and managing the organization’s staff and day-to-day operations, including programs, finance, public relations, and fundraising. Engel, whose appointment is effective immediately, is the third full-time Executive Director in Sustainable Long Island’s history.

“Amy has the combination […]

Long Island Brownfields Survey: Understanding Redevelopment

♦ In 2011, Sustainable Long Island conducted a survey of brownfields stakeholders in an effort to develop a comprehensive understanding of the general perception of brownfields redevelopment on Long Island. The survey was designed to provide insight into what works and what is challenging about current brownfields laws and redevelopment programs in New York and […]

Angela and Scott Jaggar Foundation Award Sustainable Long Island $10,000 Food Equity Grant

♦ Sustainable Long Island announced today it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Angela and Scott Jaggar Foundation in support of the organization’s food equity program. The funding will support continued research and the development of a Food System Report Card; assessing the state of Long Island’s food system.

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Equity: An Economic Development Driver

♦ The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council recently approved the first draft of its strategic plan it will be submitting to the state. It will be revised based on public comments made at two hearings; one held yesterday at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville from 6 to 8 p.m., and one held today at […]