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A Southampton lawyer is taking the Town of East Hampton and several chemical manufacturers to court over the contamination of drinking water in Wainscott.
The Amagansett-Springs Aquifer Protection group and other residents have implored the East Hampton Town Board to act quickly to preclude additional development atop the Stony Hill aquifer in Amagansett.
Dogs and birds — not humans — are responsible for most of the fecal bacteria measured in Georgica Pond, with road runoff the primary source, according to a report from Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
Water samples obtained from 10 test wells drilled by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services around the Sand Land mine, on the border between Bridgehampton and Noyac, indicate the presence of abnormally high concentrations of nitrate,...
On the heels of having received Deepwater Wind’s environmental and permitting assessments of its proposed 15-turbine offshore wind farm and transmission cable, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed to ask the town board for an environmental review...
Raw data from Suffolk Health Department test wells said to point to abnormally high concentrations of nitrate, manganese, and cobalt in the aquifer below the mine on Noyac's border with Bridgehampton, and lead, arsenic, and manganese in the surface...
Prompted by a Trump admimistration proposal to promote oil and gas drilling on 90 percent of the outer continental shelf off the United States, the hearing gave state and local officials, environmentalists, and residents a chance to share their...
Downtown Montauk’s ocean beach and bay beaches in the Town of East Hampton took a beating in the northeaster that hit the South Fork on Friday and Saturday, Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said at the town board’s work session on Tuesday, though the...
With 118 residential wells south of the East Hampton Airport in Wainscott now found to be contaminated by perfluorinated compounds, the East Hampton Town Board is considering how best to safeguard drinking water.
As Deepwater Wind begins a two-year process of applying for permits to construct and operate a 15-turbine wind farm approximately 36 miles off Montauk, the Town of East Hampton’s fisheries advisory committee has chosen Julie Evans, the captain of a...
Responding to pleas from state and local officials, the New York State Department of Transportation has agreed to repave eight of the worst sections of Route 114 between Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton and Sag Harbor by the end of this...
East Hampton Town officials working on revisions to a law governing farm and deer-excluding fences, and in particular how close they can be to property lines and roadways, heard the concerns of residents at a hearing last Thursday.
The sole East Hampton resident seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in November, Perry Gershon, will be among a field of seven hopefuls at a forum in Amagansett.