Category Archives: New York Waterway ferry boat pollution

New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our exclusive story about kayak activists in Midtown forcing the ferry boats docking in Battery Park City to honk … Continue reading

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Local electeds come up emptyhanded with ferry boat horn noise solution

September 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The elected officials representing Downtown were made aware of the ferry boat horn noise issue directly as a result of the extensive BatteryPark.TV reporting,

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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Nadler sends letter to Mayor de Blasio to stop tourist helicopters

August 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Two years ago, when residents affected by the nonstop noise from the tourist helicopters appealed to BatteryPark.TV for help, we began to

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Letter: Ferry boats and helicopters plague us too on the Upper West Side

August 10, 2014- Letter to the Editor Dr. Greer, Thank you for your tireless advocacy of noise abatement which I believe benefits not just Battery Park, but the entire city. Simply put, tens

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Durst wants more ferry boats

August 5, 2014- A real estate news aggregating blog reports that developer Durst, the same man who failed to gain control of

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Crain’s totally botches ferry boat story

May 18, 2014- A Crain’s “reporter”, Lisa Fickenscher, completely screwed up a story about the ferry boat noise recently, on May 15th. She repeatedly listed the Goldman Sachs ferry boats as “Morgan Stanley” boats. She also mentioned BatteryParkTV, which is … Continue reading

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NY Waterway is the root of the ferry boat horn noise

Update July 20, 2014- We filmed these today. The yellow boat, operated by New Jersey’s Liberty Landing, did not honk at all. The NY Waterway boat made a bare minimum quick toot. May 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

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Another year, another ferry boat accident

May 28, 2014- Another ferry boat has had a human-error accident. This time, one ran aground according to The Post.

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Awesome. Even more ferry boats to now dock at Vesey Street slip and honk their horns

May 13, 2014- The Post reports, “The first commuter ferry to travel within Manhattan on the Hudson River will launch next week to serve residents of midtown’s transit-starved Far West Side.

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Letter: Help. I am in helicopter hell!

April 24, 2014- Letter to Editor from Rhonda Waggoner I am ready to take to the streets in protest and participate in a class action lawsuit. Startled out of sleep this morning at 7:45AM by low-flying helicopter(s) crossing Manhattan near … Continue reading

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Letter: Pier A noise will be detrimental to BPC

March 5, 2014- By Concerned BPC Resident It won’t be long before there will be an explosion of 311 complaint calls due to the noise that will be emanating from Pier A. It’s unbelievable that a 7:00 AM – 4:00 … Continue reading

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The Korean ferry boat disaster could happen right here on the Hudson

April 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Officials are now reporting that the captain of the Korean ferry boat that sank, killing hundreds, had no captain at the helm. A lower ranking employee was steering when the vessel went off … Continue reading

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Human error caused Seaport ferry boat crash

April 9, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has previously reported that the various ferry boat companies serving Downtown are unnecessarily risking lives by having only one human at the helm.

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CB1 updates on ferry boat horn noise

April 1, 2014- The CB1 updated the status of Rep. Nadler’s attempts to have the Coast Guard come up with a common sense solution to the ferry boat horn issue. The bottom line is that the Coast Guard is not … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Big guns come to the aid of the ferry boat noise nuisance

March 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

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Update on ferry boat horn nuisance

March 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Congressman Nadler updated the community today during a very informal meet-and-greet in front of Gateway Plaza. He seems to have made an earnest effort to speak to the U.S. Coast Guard about the … Continue reading

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Important CB1 meeting today for BPC residents

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The monthly CB1 meeting tomorrow will discuss two issues vital to Battery Park City. You are encouraged to try to find the time and attend.

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Le Pain Quotidien torments dwellers in 2 River Terrace

February 25, 2014- A viewer who lives in River House submitted this to us. It was filmed at 2:00 AM.

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Letter to Rep. Nadler about ferry boat horn problem

) To: Celine Mizrahi, Staffer for Rep. Jerrold Naddler Ms. Mizrahi, I received your email as a possible contact in Rep. Nadler’s office. If you are the incorrect contact, would you please forward my note to the correct person. I read … Continue reading

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