Goldsmith Inlet in Peconic, shoaled in on a recent visit.

Letter to the Editor: Goldsmith Hatchlings in Danger

[caption id="attachment_25824" align="alignnone" width="600"] Goldsmith Inlet in Peconic, shoaled in on a recent visit.[/caption] Dear Beth, Although as Publicity Chair for North Fork Audubon I am not in the habit of writing to you about County Park Conditions, today I write to you about the little known - except to locals - Goldsmith's Inlet County Park. I was at the mouth of Goldsmith's inlet last Thursday evening from 6:45 p.m.

Letter: Suffolk County to Develop a Harmful Algal Bloom Plan

[caption id="attachment_8809" align="alignnone" width="600"] The Peconic Bay, pictured here in South Jamesport, is full of water. This is proving to be a problem as Long Island’s nitrate-enriched groundwater seeps out into the bay, causing algae blooms and hurting salt marsh and eelgrass habitat.[/caption] To the Editor, This month, I, along with the Suffolk County Legislature, approved the appropriation of $100,323 from the Suffolk County Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program
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Letter: Hydrofracking is a Downstate Issue, Too

[caption id="attachment_7084" align="alignnone" width="600"] A hydrofracking project in the Bakken Shale | Joshua Doubek photo for Wikimedia Commons[/caption] To the Editor, We are concerned that the danger of unregulated shale gas hydrofracking will destroy New York State's water supply for generations to come. The health cost and environmental damage associated with this process will greatly outweigh the short-term money made. These concerns are generally viewed as an upstate problem, but