Riverhead Town is being asked to provide more than $500,000 for an “anaerobic digester” proposed for town-owned property on Youngs Avenue, and split whatever profit the facility makes.
A group called CEA Energy LLC is proposing a food-waste-to-energy plant on a 12.7-acre site on the north side of Youngs Avenue, across from the landfill, which includes a town yard waste facility and the former animal shelter. The total cost of the project would be between $20 million and $22 million, they said. READ
Riverhead Town officials are again considering plans to place a solar farm atop the town landfill on Youngs Avenue in Calverton. READ
Having yet to see any progress or revenue from a solar energy company that LIPA selected in December 2014 to operate at Riverhead Town’s Enterprise Park at Calverton, the Town Board held off last Thursday on awarding additional contracts for similar projects.
Dead fish line the shoreline at Indian Island County Park one recent morning. (Credit: Paul Squire)
With the Peconic River once again filled with dead bunker fish, the Riverhead Town Board on Tuesday passed an emergency resolution to hire a Greenport man to remove them. (more…)