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.
Two local civic organizations have opposed a proposal to install a fuel cell on property in Northville owned by United Riverhead Terminal.
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…)
A truck with an oversized load on Main Road in East Marion. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
On April 27, the Town of Riverhead won a very significant battle in the war to keep the East End the last rural area on Long Island when billionaire John Catsimatidis withdrew his oil terminal’s application to expand into a full-fledged gasoline distribution center.
United Riverhead Terminal in Northville (Credit: Tim Gannon file photo)
United Riverhead Terminal owner John Catsimatidis has officially withdrawn controversial plans to expand the Northville facility’s operations. (more…)