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Solving Hyperlocal Problems With A Global Perspective: Gowanus Canal Is Microcosm Of Urban Growth Issues & Solutions

December 13 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Brooklyn is noted for fostering a ‘home town devotion to neighborhoods. Vigorous and vital associations thrive all across our streetscapes, often in the wake of rediscovery and, yes, real estate development. In the forefront and the headlines most recently is the neighborhood of Gowanus, home to an inland, tidal estuary that is infamous. How the […]

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EPA, Voice of Gowanus, others slam city’s environmental impact statement for contested area

August 10 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Several hours before the Aug. 9 deadline to submit official comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the massive 82-block Gowanus Rezoning, the federal Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to Marisa Lago, director of the NYC Department of City Planning, complaining of inconsistencies in stormwater calculations and asking that major sections of the EIS […]

Opinions & Observations: We cannot support solar projects without fighting against fracked gas

March 3 | By Kaylyn Riddell

I read with great interest the February 26, 2021 article “Public school rooftop array project to add to Brooklyn’s vibrant solar sector” and was glad to see this initiative considering the abysmal impact pollution from gas power plants have on communities. Let’s build momentum towards clean energy. The proposed rooftop solar project is a positive […]

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