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

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

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

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Ferry boat crashes at Vesey Street slip

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

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NY Waterway ferries still polluting

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

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Another ferry boat accident

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

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NY Waterway ferries breaking the law again

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

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

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

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

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

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A 21st Century Titanic waiting to happen on the Hudson

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

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

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

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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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