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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 […]

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 […]

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