A federal judge has agreed to an injunction sought by aviation interests blocking East Hampton Town from imposing strict limits on helicopters and other loud aircraft using the municipal airport in Wainscott.
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who manage many of the town’s beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, have asked the public to help fight aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicide methoprene on waters under their jurisdiction.
A proposed law that would limit the ability of East Hampton motels to add a restaurant or bar drew support, critique, and criticism last Thursday night during a hearing before the East Hampton Town Board.
A group of 10 coastal planning experts appointed last week to a Town of East Hampton Coastal Resiliency Project Advisory Committee will guide the town in its development of a Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan, called CARP, over the next two years.
A month after the board faced a small army of attorneys and owners of large properties who were nearly unanimous in their fierce opposition, the board brushed aside a predicted legal challenge and adopted new restrictions on gross floor area and lot coverage on residential properties.