Category Archives: New York Waterway ferry boat pollution

City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Tweet   Update January 31, 2016- The city and its EDC have agreed to cut the number of noisy tourist Tweet

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Kayak nuts trying to compete with large seagoing vessels

Tweet September 6, 2015- Barry Hauptman took this video. It demonstrates why kayakers are a danger to the waters. Tweet

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

Tweet July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our Tweet

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New York Times picks up our story about Goldman Sachs ferry boats

Tweet Update February 20, 2013 The NYT picked up our story and added more details. Tweet

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Ferry boat crashes at Vesey Street slip

Tweet Update August 15, 2015 (10:40 AM)- We arrived at the ferry slip at approximately 10:30 AM Tweet

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NY Waterway ferries still polluting

Tweet August 9, 2015- The ferries that land in BPC have had their diesel engines retrofitted to pollute less, thanks to Tweet

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Another ferry boat accident

Tweet August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has extensively reported on how the NY Waterway and other Tweet

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NY Waterway ferries breaking the law again

Tweet June 29, 2015- I was walking on the esplanade behind Gateway, south of North Cove Marina, Tweet

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Correction: NYPD Highway Patrol screaming at drivers in Battery Tunnel traffic stings

Tweet April 12, 2015- We have a major correction to make. The agency making this noise is not the Tweet

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City’s EDC head, Kyle Kimble, steps down, dealing blow to Howard Hughes Corp’s Seaport and tourist helicopters

Tweet March 25, 2015- The WSJ is reporting that head of the EDC, Kyle Kimball, is stepping down. Tweet

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A 21st Century Titanic waiting to happen on the Hudson

Tweet February 25, 2015- The East River ferry boats have been stopped due to the ice. However, Tweet

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The ferry boat horn blowing noise nuisance coming to Pier-A

Tweet January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last month, the CB1 entertained the thought of allowing the company “Manhattan by Sail”, operated by Tweet

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Local electeds come up emptyhanded with ferry boat horn noise solution

Tweet 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, Tweet

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Kayak activist receives threats

Tweet 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, Tweet

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Nadler sends letter to Mayor de Blasio to stop tourist helicopters

Tweet 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 Tweet

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

Tweet 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 Tweet

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Durst wants more ferry boats

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

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Crain’s totally botches ferry boat story

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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NY Waterway is the root of the ferry boat horn noise

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Another year, another ferry boat accident

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

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