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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 […]

Voice of Gowanus’ Activists Claim Big Win In Court Ruling

January 21 | Voice of Gowanus

The Gowanus rezoning will not be certified today. This development comes despite the de Blasio Administration’s last-minute attempt today to overturn the temporary restraining order (TRO) that Voice of Gowanus (VOG) won in court on Friday. After arguments, this morning by counsel for both VOG and the City, a justice of the Second Division Appellate […]

New initiatives could reduce Gowanus flooding

December 3 | Editorial Staff

Stormwater management and relieving pressure on combined sewer overflow infrastructure are among the Department of City Planning’s new initiatives for the Gowanus Neighborhood Plan announced Thursday by Marisa Lago, the department’s director. During rainstorms, residents who live near the polluted Gowanus Canal have become accustomed to their streets, and sometimes their basements, being flooded. During […]

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