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City Seeks Feedback on Plan for the Future of the Waterfront
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City Seeks Feedback on Plan for the Future of the Waterfront

A railing above Newtown Creek. (Image: Paul Stremple/Bklyner)The Department of City Planning (DCP) published draft goals and strategies [https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waterfrontplan.nyc%2Fdraft-goals-and-strategies&data=04%7C01%7CCWassif%40planning.nyc.gov%7Cba619a14e8894b41ce4408d913bffb16%7C32f56fc75f814e22a95b15da66513bef%7C0%7C0%7C637562537525196594%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&

South Brooklyn Marine Terminal To Become A Wind Turbine Assembly and Maintenance Plant, Bringing 1,200 Jobs To Sunset Park
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South Brooklyn Marine Terminal To Become A Wind Turbine Assembly and Maintenance Plant, Bringing 1,200 Jobs To Sunset Park

Elizabeth Yeampierre estimates that her team at UPROSE [https://www.uprose.org/] – the Brooklyn community-based environmental justice organization she oversees – has been advocating for the creation of green jobs along the industrial waterfront of Sunset Park for over two decades. “I found a flyer the other day at UPROSE that

Meet the Green Agitators Who Planted Seeds for Brooklyn’s Coming Wind Turbine Assembly Hub
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Meet the Green Agitators Who Planted Seeds for Brooklyn’s Coming Wind Turbine Assembly Hub

By Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/2021/1/17/22236287/brooklyn-wind-turbine-assembly-hub] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] A dream long nurtured by grassroots neighborhood activists approached reality last week when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced [https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-outlines-2021-agenda-reimagine-rebuild-renew-1]

Report: With or without Industry City rezoning, Sunset Park has a housing crisis
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Report: With or without Industry City rezoning, Sunset Park has a housing crisis

As City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca faces off with developers and his own colleagues [/is-the-industry-city-rezoning-doa/] over the plan to rezone Industry City, affordable housing advocates warn that the rising rents, gentrification and displacement that the plan’s opponents fear it could bring to the neighborhood are already well underway thanks to

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