North Fork residents who have long been frustrated over the constant helicopter noise overhead, particularly during summer months, will finally get their chance to vent to the Federal Aviation Administration. A public hearing is scheduled for Nov. 14 in Riverhead, following the bill passed in October that requires the FAA to reassess the North Shore Helicopter Route. READ
A bill requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to reassess an unpopular North Shore Helicopter Route is expected to pass in the Senate before the end of the month, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) announced Wednesday. (more…)
The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday with an amendment that would require the Federal Aviation Administration to reassess the North Shore Helicopter Route that North Fork residents have said brings frequent and unwanted noise.
The long shot didn’t pay off.
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court decided not to hear the Town of East Hampton’s petition to overrule a lower court’s decision that the town had no right to restrict access into and out of its airport by helicopters and other so called “noisy” aircraft. READ
East Hampton Town is taking its case to the highest court in the land to restrict access into and out of its airport by helicopters and other so called “noisy” aircraft. READ
The East Hampton Town Board’s effort to restrict helicopters and other so-called “noisy” aircraft into and out of its airport was dealt a serious blow by a federal appeals court on Friday. READ
After spending months creating ways to minimize noise pollution created by private helicopters, the Town of East Hampton appealed a court injunction on one of three laws the town proposed in April. READ
“We want to know when will it end?” asked Marie Beninati, the co-chair of the non-profit group Southold Voice at its annual meeting Saturday.
She was beginning a discussion on the subject of excessive aircraft noise in Southold Town. READ