Paddle Out From Air Dalton Portella
September 13, 2014

URGENT NOTICE To All Surfrider Members, Supporters and Activists regarding Sept 17th

As you know, a corporation known as ED40 has prepared a set of plans that call for the redevelopment of the former East Deck Motel at Ditch Plains in Montauk.  ED40’s application to the Town of East Hampton for special permits necessary to proceed with their project had been scheduled for review by the Town’s Planning Board on Wednesday evening, September 17.  Strong community opposition to the ED40 plan has caused ED40 to reconsider its plans and ask for and receive an adjournment of the September 17 meeting.  This means that the Planning Board will NOT be reviewing their application this Wednesday evening and there is no need for Surfrider members to attend the meeting on September 17.  
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The East Deck Motel, long a visual cornerstone of Ditch Plain, is about to be converted into a private membership beach club, according to plans submitted to the East Hampton Town Planning Board.     T.E. McMorro
September 13, 2014

Surfrider Foundation Position on the ED-40 Project:

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION POSITION ON THE ED-40 PROJECT:
MAKE IT A PARK

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches for all people through a powerful activist network of local chapters with over 250,000 members throughout the world.


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Ryan Revetment after 2011 East Side
September 8, 2014

Revetment Decision Needs Full Review

The East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals, ZBA, decided it can not approve a request for a rock revetment on Surfside Ave in Montauk without a full environmental review.  The Chapter submitted comments to the ZBA in July, 2014 calling into question
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Ditch Overview
August 31, 2014

Ditch Paddle Out Coverage

The paddle out at Ditch Plains on Saturday August 30th was a huge success.  Coverage here in the East Hampton Star with a great quote by the Chapter’s Jay Fruin.  http://easthamptonstar.com/Lead-article/6/Paddle-Out-Save-Ditch-Plain


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Ditch Overview
August 28, 2014

Paddle Out to Protest ED40

Based on this news report, some surfers have planned a Paddle Out to raise awareness of, and show opposition to the proposal by ED40 to turn the East Deck Motel into massive private beach club.

So join us at 10 AM on Saturday the 30th to show what this place means to the Surfing community. 
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