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01/27/17 6:00am
01/27/2017 6:00 AM

A 1.4 megawatt fuel cell power plant is being proposed for a portion of the United Riverhead Terminal in Northville.

The fuel cell installation would “be used to generate clean, baseload electricity which will be used by PSEG-LI to feed the local electricity grid and by United Riverhead Terminal to utilize heat produced by the fuel cell to augment URT’s tank hearing system,” the application states.

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12/27/15 9:00am
12/27/2015 9:00 AM

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An oil company’s proposal to switch two of the tanks at its Northville location from oil to gasoline storage had a rocky ride in 2015.

Met with almost unanimous opposition from speakers at a public hearing in March, United Riverhead Terminal later withdrew its proposal for the plan. READ

06/19/15 6:00am
06/19/2015 6:00 AM
Community groups are fighting to keep the United Riverhead Terminal (above) from expanding to store gasoline and ethanol. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)

Community groups are fighting to keep the United Riverhead Terminal (above) from expanding to store gasoline and ethanol. (Credit: Chris Lisinski)

Seven weeks after he withdrew a controversial application to expand the United Riverhead Terminal in Northville, owner John Catsimatidis is now exploring legal options to revive his efforts — and residents are once again up in arms. (more…)

05/21/15 7:46am
05/21/2015 7:46 AM
URT owner John Catsimitedes

URT owner John Catsimitedes

United Riverhead Terminal owner John Catsimatidis and vice chair Nelson Happy said there are several large projects they are considering in Riverhead Town, but they also said “a pro business environment is very helpful” for those projects to move forward. (more…)