Edwina von Gal of the Perfect Earth Project, a Springs organization that promotes toxin-free landscaping, addressed the board and proposed a partnership in which Perfect Earth would cite the village as a toxin-free municipality.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of New York State's offshore wind blueprint on Thursday, a framework that could lead to a proposed 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk.
The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals appears likely to grant a variance allowing the owner of adjacent properties to construct a tennis court, retaining wall, and steps on a parcel that does not have a principal building, which the village code requires.
A consortium of developers, environmental groups, and others have formed the New York Offshore Wind Alliance to pressure state officials to make a long-term, large-scale commitment to offshore wind power.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close most of the beach above the mean high tide line at the National Wildlife Refuge west of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett and the Jessup's Neck peninsula at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac from April 1 through Aug. 31.