Last Friday, a Superior Court judge decided to uphold the state Department of Environment Protection’s decision to fill in wetlands in order to build runways at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, even after East Haven residents argued that the department did not look into alternative options, the New Haven Register reported. On Thursday, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. requested that East Haven Mayor April Capone Almon end her attempts to halt the expanision of the airport’s runway safety areas, the Register also reported.