East Hampton Candidates Oppose 'Smart Growth'

Do smart growth and preservation go hand-in-hand? Are environmental and social goals directly pitted against one another?
September 8, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Coverage of an upcoming town election in a place where growth of any kind is undesirable. Where both parties want to seal up any remaining development land by conservation measures; a surefire way to further reduce land supply and make the area further unaffordable for local working class people. Where smart growth portends congestion and "manhattanization," and suburban growth means traffic and open space depletion, is there any hope?

Thanks to Judd Schechtman

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Published on Thursday, September 4, 2003 in East Hampton Star
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