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PSEG Long Island, which manages the electrical grid on behalf of the Long Island Power Authority, has scheduled a workshop at which it will present information on the planned relocation of the LIPA substation on Industrial Road in Montauk.
The East Hampton Town Republican Committee’s top candidates for 2019, announced at its nominating convention on Saturday, are political newcomers but no strangers to Town Hall. Filling out the ticket are candidates of diverse political persuasions including incumbents who won election as Democrats and others aligned with the group known as the East Hampton Reform Democrats.
Elected officials and environmental groups criticized an E.P.A. action plan that postponed the setting of drinking water standards for a group of synthetic chemicals including those that contaminated residential wells in Wainscott and are thought to have originated at East Hampton Airport.
Support for a ban on the intentional release of balloons has grown quickly in the Town of East Hampton since a town trustee first drew attention to their impact on marine wildlife, and last Thursday the town board unanimously passed a law against it.
By a 3-to-2 vote that was marked by sharp disagreement, the East Hampton Town Board authorized an agreement with Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind last Thursday that will allow it to conduct archaeological and soil tests along a proposed cable route in Wainscott.