Archive for June, 2014

Our Airport – Letter to East Hampton Town Supervisor, June 27, 2014

Larry, The airport is a detriment to East Hampton, more than anything else, at present. I have lived here since I was five years old. A long time. Our summers are now sacrificed to an unending and increasing onslaught from aircraft noise and the resultant pollution: of our air, our quality of life, our property […]

Environmental Mess – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, June 26, 2014

Dear David: Hundreds of documented complaints from every sector of the region. Eight hundred seventy-three recorded operations at the airport over Memorial Day weekend — approximately one every four minutes during the peak period of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., all daylight hours, basically. Who signed up for this? How has our little municipal airport […]

Too Many Helicopters, Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, June 12, 2014

Dear David: Airport noise season is upon us again. Both helicopters and complaints about helicopters at East Hampton’s airport are pouring in at a record pace. Despite the best efforts of well-meaning town officials, airport workers and the Eastern Regional Helicopter Council (a helicopter lobby paid for by helicopter owners), noise complaints are being recorded from […]