Pat Sesto

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WETLANDS WATCH: Milbrook Crossing Raises Concern about Flooding, Pollution, Loss of Stabilizing Trees

“It’s in a flood way and 100 year flood plane. I have significant concern – it’s not clear how the site would be protected in small events let alone significant ones.” – Pat Sesto, Director of Greenwich Environmental Affairs Continue Reading →

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WETLANDS WATCH: 28 Proposed Residences at Former Mel Gibson Estate Scrutinized

About 100 residents wearing “RHA” stickers for Round Hill Association attended Monday’s Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency meeting to object to a proposed development of 28 single family homes organized as condominiums with a community center at 124 Old Mill Road. Continue Reading →

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Town Environmental Affairs Director Reflects on Plastic Bag Ban’s One Year Anniversary

Enforcement has been uncomplicated, rarely taking more than a phone call for businesses to comply with the program. “People shouldn’t hesitate to report non-compliance. There is no heavy-handed consequence needed – only education.” Continue Reading →

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Plastic Bag Ban is Almost Here; New Plastic Bag Bin Added to Holly Hill

The plastic bag ordinance goes into effect on Sept 12. Businesses who have a supply of plastic bags they haven’t used up can apply for an exemption. A reusable bag drive is being planned and reusable bags are begin discounted at one local grocery store. Continue Reading →

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GFP Top Stories of the Week: November 21-27, 2016

This week we profiled Angela Swift, a local mom, realtor, triathlete and intrepid volunteer. On Monday we covered the Wetlands Agency’s review of an application for 3 houses to go up Lake Ave where there is but one today. On Tuesday a crowd gathered to brainstorm ideas following their disappointment at Donald Trump’s election as POTUS. Just in time for Thanksgiving the PE teachers at North Mianus School got their heads shaved into mohawks for a good cause. Those stories, and more… Continue Reading →

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