East Hampton Prevails Again In Erosion Lawsuit - 27 East

East Hampton Prevails Again In Erosion Lawsuit

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Properties along Soundview Drive and Capt. Kidd's Path have seen severe erosion and are hit hard by storms. Homeowners sued, blaming the Montauk Harbor jetties for the erosion but federal courts have dismissed the suit.

Properties along Soundview Drive and Capt. Kidd's Path have seen severe erosion and are hit hard by storms. Homeowners sued, blaming the Montauk Harbor jetties for the erosion but federal courts have dismissed the suit.

authorMichael Wright on Sep 10, 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals, the nation’s second highest court, this week upheld an earlier ruling that exonerated East Hampton Town from culpability for erosion caused by the jetties protecting... more

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