Hearing Begins on Airport Expansion Plan
Landry Harlan

A proposed $39.7 million redevelopment and expansion plan for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport will get its first public airing Wednesday.

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Island Agencies Brace for Government Shutdown
Holly Pretsky

Coast Guard officers, workers at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport and members of the Wampanoag tribe are all facing uncertainty over paychecks and funding.

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First Phase of Airport Water Sampling Ends
Julia Wells

PFAS contamination has been found in 13 private wells out of 96 that were tested south of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, environmental consultants working for the airport have confirmed.

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Airport Hosts Meeting With DEP Expert
Landry Harlan

An expert from the state Department of Environmental Protection will discuss the recent discovery of groundwater contamination near the airport at a meeting that begins at 2 p.m. Thursday in the West Tisbury public safety building.

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Effective, Required and Hazardous: Firefighting Foam Under Scrutiny

The firefighting foam believed to be the cause of well contamination south of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport is a newer version of a foam used for decades to extinguish flammable liquid fires.

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Airport Takes Steps to Address Water Contamination
Landry Harlan
Leaders at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport said immediate steps are being taken to address hazardous chemicals that have turned up in groundwater monitoring wells and some residential wells near the airport.
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Airport Officials Confirm Contamination
Landry Harlan
At a packed meeting Monday, leaders at the Vineyard airport and their environmental consultant sought to allay concerns following the disclosure that contaminants have been detected in private wells.
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Chemicals From Firefighting Foam Found in Wells Around Airport
Landry Harlan

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport is providing bottled water for some West Tisbury residents as a precaution after hazardous chemicals were detected in groundwater at and around the airport this week.

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Airport Legal Bills on the Rise, Mobil Station Case Leads the Way
Steve Myrick

Legal spending is on the rise at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, much of it due to ongoing litigation with the former owner of Airport Mobil.

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Misguided Initiative
The recent initiative to grow MVY airport is misguided.
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