Tuesday, March 25, 2008

News 12 Television To Host Town Meeting on Broadwater

News 12 Long Island is conducting a live Town Meeting on Broadwater, at the Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville on Thursday, March 27th from 7 pm to 8:30pm. Scott Feldman will host the special “Long Island Talks” event featuring 6 panelists and an audience of approximately 350 people. Confirmed panelists include: Suffolk County Executive, Steve Levy; Representative Tim Bishop; Connecticut Attorney General, Richard Blumenthal; Citizens Campaign for the Environment representative, Adrienne Esposito; and Director of Center for Management Analysis at C.W. Post, Dr. Matthew Cardaro (member of New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance).

News 12 Long Island has been covering the Broadwater controversy since the beginning. This town meeting culminates all of the discussion points and allows the general public to voice their opinions prior to the final decision making on the initiative. Anyone is invited to attend in the audience, up to 350 person room capacity. Audience members will be invited to participate with live microphones.

Representatives from Broadwater and Shell Oil were invited to attend as panelists, but declined News 12’s invitation.

WHO: News 12 Long Island
Scott Feldman, anchor/host
Steve Levy, Suffolk County Executive
Rep. Tim Bishop, Congressman, District 1
Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Attorney General
Andrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Dr. Matthew Cardaro, Director of Center Management Analysis at C.W. Post

WHERE: Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738

WHEN/TIME: Thursday, MARCH 27: 7 PM – 8:30 PM (live program on News 12 Long Island)

CONTACTS: Debi Gade, News 12 Long Island, 516-393-1070

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