Insanity Island Project Dead in the Water

Coalition Elated by Company’s Decision Recently, the US Coast Guard and the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration formally acknowledged Atlantic Sea Island Group (ASIG)’s withdrawal of their permit application to construct “Safe Harbor Energy,” and closed the file on the project which was a massive man-made island in the Atlantic Ocean to import foreign liquefied […]

Public Hearing on LNG off Long Beach 9/9/09

If you opposed BROADWATER, READ THIS: There is a public hearing on September 9 at 4:00 p.m. at SUNY Farmingdale regarding the Draft 2009 Energy Plan for NY, which includes LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminals off the shores of Long Beach( We need to act fast and strong to make sure LNG is denounced in the final Plan […]

Suffolk County Beach Closings for July 21/22

Long Island beach closings: Suffolk County beaches (excerpt from) Newsday After heavy rain, Suffolk advisory targets 59 beaches By Zachary R. Dowdy / 8:43 PM EDT, July 21, 2009 Citing heavy rain that could increase the bacterial content in area waters to unsafe levels, Suffolk officials announced Tuesday that they are issuing an advisory against […]

A Mini Film Festival on LNG: Spectacular Anti-LNG Videos

Here in Long Island, there have been LNG projects proposed for Eastern Suffolk/The Long Island Sound and for Nassau County/Long Beach area. The Eastern Suffolk project, called Broadwater, had a recent setback in court. In Nassau County, environmentalists and activists are still having to get the message out to the public (and for the Environmental […]

3/11/09 Extension for Insanity Island Comments/Stop LNG development off our shore

Friends, We have received notification from the U.S. Coast Guard that, thanks to US Representative Frank Pallone’s request, the deadline to submit written comments regarding the scoping for the EIS for “Insanity Island” has been extended to March 11, 2009. If you have not submitted comments yet, there is still time! Instructions for submitting comments […]

Update on “Insanity Island”, Long Island LNG project

Long Island environmentalists are concerned that the company Atlantic Sea Island Group has proposed a massive man-made industrial island for a  Liquid Natural Gas facility (LNG) off the New York and New Jersey coasts. A public hearing was held in Long Beach on Thursday, January 27, 2009. A report back from Nassau green Jim Brown […]

Citizens Urged to Stop “Insanity Island” 1/29/09 LB

Massive Man-Made Industrial Island for LNG Facility Planned off NY/NJ Coast Groups to Plan Action for Upcoming Public Hearings Today, representatives from several conservation, environmental, fishing, and surfing organizations called upon citizens to take immediate action against a plan to build a massive industrial complex in the ocean – dubbed by groups, “Insanity Island” – […]

Green Drinks LI 7/17/08

TOMORROW NIGHT: Green Drinks Long Island @ Minnesota’s Grill & Bar, Long Beach, NY Join with others who are passionate about the environment, green business, green building, renewable energy technology, efficient, clean transportation and much more.