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2014-05-15 16:23:12

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for a Better Long Island (ABLI) has endorsed a proposal by Deepwater Wind to build a 200 megawatt wind farm some 30 miles off the east end of Long Island, calling it "a strategic response to the challenge of providing clean, affordable energy to Long Island." "Faced with the burden of utility bills that threatens the competitive position of the Long Island economy, our membership seeks and supports those initiatives that...

2009-09-14 09:40:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling the inflated property tax bills on many of LIPA's aging power plants "a sad reflection of a terribly flawed tax certiorari system" the Association for a Better Long Island (ABLI) is formerly requesting copies of specific tax assessment documents relating to the region's energy facilities for the purpose of challenging LIPA's current tax burden. "The ABLI represents some $15 billion worth of commercial, industrial, residential and retail...

2008-10-14 18:00:13

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of a decision by the Suffolk County Legislature to spend millions of taxpayer's dollars to purchase a portion of Dick Cavett's Montauk estate, the Association for a Better Long Island is appealing to Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and New York State Governor David Paterson to reconsider plans to close on the $18 million deal as governments face draconian service cuts following Wall Street's economic implosion. Desmond Ryan, Executive...

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