Archive for 'By David'

Sky Will Not Fall – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, March 29, 2015

Dear David: With the East Hampton Town Board finally proposing to take meaningful action to reduce the burden of airport noise, aviation interests, those who make money by making noise, have been working hard to intimidate the board into doing nothing. A favored ploy has been predicting that the airport will be unable to sustain […]

No Alternatives – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, March 23, 2015

Dear David, In November, at a luncheon in New York City hosted by Arthur Malman, chairman of East Hampton’s business and finance advisory committee, airport finance subcommittee, all commercial operators at East Hampton Airport were invited to offer their ideas for addressing noise. I know, because I was there.  They had none to offer at […]

Aviation Comedy – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, March 9, 2015

Dear David, I am a community activist. For years, I have worked trying to solve the problem of noise caused by East Hampton Airport. Aviation interests find it intolerable that anyone should even imagine that their interest in flying when and where they please, or making money from those who do, might have to yield […]

Thirteenth Findings and Recommendations – Financial Impacts of Proposed Noise Control Measures Executive Summary, March 2, 2015

The BFAC airport finance sub-committee was asked by the Board to consider whether and under what circumstances the airport could sustain a capital expenditure budget of $7 million over five years and a litigation budget of $3 million — $1 million per year for the next three years, assuming that the Board were to adopt the airport […]