Jay Shah is a radio journalist who spends his time covering all things Long Island. He has reported on agriculture and infrastructure for Nashville Public Radio and worked as a mentor for Syrian citizen journalists with Paper Airplanes.
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman says New York State’s cleanup plan for a miles-long toxic plume in Bethpage is unnecessary. The state plan calls for large-scale treatment of the ground to remove contaminants from drinking water.
A Southampton Village police officer says he was denied a promotion and discriminated against because he is black. He plans to sue the village to prompt an investigation and receive unspecified damages.
One of the largest infrastructure projects in Suffolk County history is set to break ground this week. It’s a miles-long underground pipe that will go beneath the Great South Bay and connect a wastewater facility to the Jones Beach barrier island.