As the ever-expanding use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers — with their attendant noise, dust, and substantial pollution — has become an increasing problem for communities all across the country, Greenport Village’s recent decision to shelve consideration of a local law restricting the use of such blowers might be seen as a significant step backward. READ
The Greenport Village Board will not be enacting laws to ban the use of gas powered leaf blowers, the board decided at its work session Thursday. READ
A proposal to limit the times when gas powered leaf blowers can be used in Greenport Village got a mixed reaction Thursday night during a public hearing. (more…)
The Greenport Village Board will hold a public hearing next week on a proposal to limit the use of the leaf blowers in the village.
But don’t worry, your lawn mowers are safe, despite what the hearing notice says. READ