BY JENN MCCULLOCH/ZIP06.COM • 01/05/2022 08:30 A.M. EST
EAST HAVEN —
There have been no shortage of challenges since Patrick Rowland and his wife, Lisa, decided to realize their dream of owning a home on the water. The couple bought a beach cottage in East Haven in 2012, but just as they were getting settled, it was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The couple began to rebuild, but after rags used for staining left by a work crew spontaneously combusted, house No. 2 burnt to the ground.Read full Article here.
(siliconvalley.com December 22, 2021) In the wake of a study that concluded San Jose’s Reid-Hillview Airport exposes children to high levels of lead, Santa Clara County is doing further testing at the site and the county-owned airport in San Martin to understand the extent of contamination. Read Full Article here
Dan Haar Dec. 6, 2021 | Updated: Dec. 6, 2021 9:54 p.m.
(ctinsider.com Dec 6, 2021) The competition between Tweed New Haven Airport and Sikorsky Memorial Airport for aviation supremacy on the Connecticut shoreline seemed over on May 6, when Tweed engineered a surprise announcement that a private operator would pour $100 million into the airfield and a start-up airline would launch flights in 2021. Read Full Article here
(nhregister.com Nov. 25, 2021) NEW HAVEN — Tweed New Haven Regional Airport eventually may get the approvals it needs to move forward with its proposed expansion project, which includes lengthening the runway from 5,600 feet to 6,635 feet and building a new 70,000-square-foot terminal on the East Haven side of the airport. Read Full Article here.
(Yale Daily News Nov 2021) On Thursday night, the Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority hosted its first public forum on the environmental assessment they will conduct for their proposed airport expansion. Community members expressed concerns about how the expansion would affect public health, local wetlands and flooding in nearby neighborhoods Read Full Article here.
(Yale Daily News, 10/15/21) Local environmental activists have raised concerns about the use of pesticides at Tweed New Haven Airport and Sikorsky Memorial Airport, which can have negative impacts on water supply, neighboring residents and wildlife. Link to full article