BCEQ Comments on the Mayor’s proposal to take Pier 5

July 8th, 2017 Posted in Communications Work, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Parks Committee, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Water Committee

Below find our comments and attachment. The attachment is the Freedom of Information Requests we had to make to get the truth from the administration. They really pulled it out of the hands of the people.

Only one developer is interested.

Using parkland for a non park purpose in a densely populated area that has an unmet need for more parkland.

No alternatives were presented with a lesser impact to provide a choice for the decision maker.

Why are they so interested in this project site?

Link to the City Planning Commission Hearing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Generic) and the ULURPs.  BCEQ City Planning Pier 5 DGEIS 071217 revised

Attachments  FOIL from NPS, EDC, DCAS  FOIL Attachments BCEQ LCN DGEIS ULURP final 8 July 2017


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