Monthly Archives: August 2011

Montauk’s Environment? Stressed to the Limit! CCOM Retools to Help Keep Montauk Montauk

When CCOM was founded in 1970, its challenge was to save what is now Theodore Roosevelt County Park from being developed into 1,400 tract houses.  (Can you imagine!?!)  In the following decades, CCOM was a driving force in the land preservation effort that led to 70% of Montauk’s land being protected as open space for all to […]

Millstone to Montauk

. . . . only 20 miles?!? Yep, that’s right.  Forty-year old Millstone Nuclear Power Plant is only 20 miles across the Sound from Montauk. One of Millstone’s active reactors was built around the same time as Fukushima Daiichi in Japan, the reactor that was damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, triggering Japan’s worst nuclear crisis.  The […]

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