Montauk motel's erosion control efforts are not permitted, state says
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State environmental officials have warned an oceanfront Montauk motel that the large concrete rings installed to reinforce its beach after superstorm Sandy and the November nor'easter eroded the dunes are not permitted under state law.
Proprietors of the Royal Atlantic Beach Resort Hotel in downtown Montauk installed about a dozen rings to form new dunes behind the motel on South Emerson Avenue....