Going Coastal

Posts Tagged ‘Jones Beach’

LI State Park Cutbacks

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on April 10, 2009 at 3:47 pm

Some blame the economy. Some blame the governor and the Legislature. And others point the finger at Washington. Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Rockaway leaders didn't know of wind farm plans

In Dive In, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Queens on September 24, 2008 at 3:23 pm

Jonathan Gaska’s telephone buzzed about 10 a.m. yesterday. Assemb. Audrey Pheffer (D-Rockaway) was on the line and wanted to know what Gaska knew about a proposal to build a wind farm 10 miles off the shoreline of the Rockaways. Read the rest of this entry »

Wind Farm Site Considered 10 Miles From Queens Shore

In Dive In, Public Waterfront, Queens on September 24, 2008 at 2:57 pm

Has the economic or political climate changed for wind power on Long Island? The Long Island Power Authority hopes so. Read the rest of this entry »

Lack of beach sand buildup sparks flooding concerns

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Region on July 31, 2008 at 3:52 pm

The failure of some of Long Island’s ocean beaches to build up with sand this year has local officials and residents concerned that powerful winter storms could sweep beachfront houses out to sea and cause widespread flooding. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump files lawsuits over Jones Beach project

In Go Coastal, Region on March 27, 2008 at 7:02 pm

Donald Trump went on the offensive yesterday for his Jones Beach project, suing the state and accusing officials of sabotaging the project when a new parks chief took office last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Preservation group says Jones Beach is endangered

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on January 17, 2008 at 8:39 pm

Robert Moses considered it his crown jewel.

Now two preservation groups want to ensure that Jones Beach State Park is preserved as the storied architect envisioned it — a miles-long public oceanfront with the amenities of a private resort.

Read the rest of this entry »