Discussion Topic: The Battle Over Suburban Shooting Ranges

Suburban shooting ranges and noise-sensitive neighbors make for an explosive combination. Right now, Suffolk Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays in Yaphank, New York, is under fire, and if local residents win their court battle, it will be another suburban shooting range lost.

From Newsday:
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Local activists fighting a two-year battle against a Yaphank shooting range have persuaded Brookhaven Town officials to try to use state laws to close the facility, which both groups contend is a noise disturbance and a threat to water quality. . . .

"We'll stick to our guns. The people bought homes in that area knowing the range was there," range owner Mark Wroobel said._

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