Greenpoint Oil Spill Fund Awards First Round of Grants

A.G. Schneiderman and DEC Commissioner Martens have announced $395K in the first round of grants from Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), which was created from $19.5M paid By ExxonMobil in settlement with the State of New York over the Greenpoint oil spill.

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Dangling Carrot for Illustration Purposes @ Domino Hearing

The Domino project’s Uniform Land Review Process kicked off. Last night, to demonstrate the project’s perceived lack of substance, a community member walked up to the mic at PS 84 carrying a large carrot littered with buzzwords (affordable housing, jobs, vibrant, amenity) frequently used by Two Trees, the site’s developer.