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Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Leads in Tackling Water Challenges at National Meeting

by Carol Kauffman Nowlin, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation convened its national network of environmental grantees in Oyster Bay, Long Island, last week with one goal: Addressing America’s toughest water resource challenges. Dr. Christopher Gobler, head of the Gobler Laboratory at SUNY Stony Brook, presented the keynote address on his research exploring the causes and effects of harmful algal blooms, as well as potential solutions.

VIDEO | Helping Restore Local Heritage on Long Island

Our Water Positive docuseries tells the story of Long Islanders rallying for clean water
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In this final installment in the Water Positive docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, National Geographic photographer Andy Mann captures the fight to preserve the close-knit fishing communities along Long Island’s north shore.

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

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National Grid and NYSERDA Announce Clean Heating and Cooling Demonstration Projects for Long Island Residents

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55 and over community hosts National Grid’s first installation – NYSERDA launches additional projects throughout Long Island

Installations support Governor Cuomo’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030

October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/  - National Grid and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced two demonstration projects that will provide clean heating and cooling systems (geothermal) to Long Island residents.

National Grid Donates $125G To United Way's 'Project Warmth'


NORTH BELLMORE. N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — National Grid has made a $125,000 donation to keep hundreds of Long Island homes warm this winter season.

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Advisory: Habitat and MetLife Build Big for Long Island Family

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BELLPORT, N.Y., August 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - An annual tradition, volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk and MetLife Foundation will come together to build a new, and more comfortable, home in partnership with the Miranda family in Bellport. Volunteers, equipped with hard hats and hammers, will begin construction by erecting the frames of both the interior walls and roof creating a stable structure for this young couple and their children.

Sustainability, Climate Change and AECOM's Plan for Long Island (Part 3 of 3)

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Home to more than 2.8 million residents, New York's Long Island is one of the most densely populated regions in the United States. The final part in the three-video series, this video addresses how AECOM's sustainability plan is helping communities to address risk, mitigate greenhouse gases, and become more resilient to climate change.

Learn more about AECOM's Long Island Regional Sustainability Plan. 


How Superstorm Sandy Impacted the Long Island Sustainability Plan (Part 2 of 3)

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Home to more than 2.8 million residents, New York's Long Island is one of the most densely populated regions in the United States. AECOM was selected as the lead consultant to the consortium of Long Island counties, towns, and organizations working to create a more-sustainable future on the island by addressing the impacts of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions at the front end of regional-planning efforts.

Planning for a Cleaner, Greener Long Island (Part 1 of 3)

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Home to more than 2.8 million residents, Long Island, New York, is one of the most densely populated regions in the United States. As a prime example of partnering across the public and private sectors, AECOM was the lead consultant to the consortium of Long Island counties, towns and organizations that helped develop the Cleaner Greener Long Island Regional Sustainability plan.

In addition to helping the consortium quantify strategies and test results in advance for better decision-making, AECOM provided technical experience using the company’s climate action planning toolkit.

CITGO, SPJ Distributors, Warex Terminals Corporation and Miss New York Sponsor "Fueling Good Day" at Long Island Schools

Local CITGO Marketers Help Shannon Oliver Fuel Education with Anti-Bullying Presentations
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LONG ISLAND, N.Y., June 12, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - As part of a partnership between CITGO and the Miss New York Organization to promote education, representatives from CITGO and its local New York Marketers SPJ Distributors, Inc. and Warex Terminals Corporation, joined reigning Miss New York Shannon Oliver to celebrate CITGO "Fueling Good Day" at four Long Island Schools.

Local CITGO Marketers and Miss New York Sponsor “Fueling Good Day” at Long Island Schools

CITGO Fuels Education with Anti-Bullying Presentations
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On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, local Long Island CITGO Marketers joined Miss New York, Shannon Oliver, in hosting CITGO “Fueling Good Day” at John Philip Sousa Elementary School, Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School and Manorhaven Elementary School as part of a new partnership between CITGO and the Miss New York Organization to promote education, one of the four CITGO pillars of good.

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