Archive for the ‘Yankee Stadium Redevelopment’ Category

BCEQ’s Comments to Bx CB 4 on Using Parkland for Housing

Monday, April 24th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | No Comments »

You can read it below, or you can download a copy:  BCEQ Letter to CB 4 Pier 5 DGEIS 042517 If you want to send comments to the CB, Individual Letter to CB 4 Pier 5 DGEIS 042517  is a letter ...

Using Parkland to build Housing – only in the Bronx!!!

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, In the News, Low Impact Development, Permits Comments and locations, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | No Comments »

Waterfront parkland for private use – if they get it in the South Bronx, you will get it too! An Open Letter to the Public: For more than twenty years, city leaders have twisted the arms of local elected officials to ...

2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Parks Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on 2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Excerpts from the draft report, there has been no hearings scheduled since June 2013.  Presented below is only the Bronx notes.  To read the full report, including the notes on the Bronx, please find the link below.  Special thanks to ...

Bronx: Meet Your Waterfront Plan

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 Posted in Committees, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Bronx: Meet Your Waterfront Plan

Located in our Projects and Research Tab, you can find many studies, but here is the latest one!  Let us know what you think of the work from the students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  It is a big ...

NYDaily News: Yankee Stadium parking stalls out after developer shows signs that it may default on bonds

Friday, September 10th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, In the News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on NYDaily News: Yankee Stadium parking stalls out after developer shows signs that it may default on bonds

Great story! Juan Gonzalez did it sgain. The communitv was right and we can not get anyone to listen. Bittersweet, just like the Stella D'oro strike and move, the won the battle but list their jobs. This ...

BCEQ convenes community meeting with state and federal

Monday, May 10th, 2010 Posted in In the News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ convenes community meeting with state and federal

This meeting was held on April 30, 2010. The info leading up to this meeting is on our web page at: http://www.bceq.org/2010/04/15/bceq-letter-to-the-national-park-service-on-yankee-stadium-park-replacement/ The follow up letter is below. State_OPRHP_02162010_sitevisit ff up 05102010

BCEQ Letter to the National Park Service on Yankee Stadium Park Replacement

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Projects, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ Letter to the National Park Service on Yankee Stadium Park Replacement

BACKGROUND: 061115_Buchwald_Decision LETTER TO THE FEDERAL AGENCY FROM BCEQ 1.1  FEB 2010 Letter sent to the NPS Director  BCEQ NPS YS 02192010 1.2 MARCH 2010 Response to the BCEQ letter  USDOI_Reply_Letter_3-16-2010 LETTER TO THE STATE FROM LOCAL ACTIVISTS 2.1 FEB 2010 letter to OPRHP ...

Chauncy just called; said Gate 2 just came down!

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Chauncy just called; said Gate 2 just came down!

Yippee! !  ! !! ! !!! !!! !! it was about one hour ago, so 12:30 pm on March 31, 2010

Program Water Conference, March 17th

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Program Water Conference, March 17th

PROGRAM “Examining Harlem River Water Quality: Imputs, Effects and Solutions” Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Manhattan College, Leo Engineering Building 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Main Auditorium: GENERAL MEETING What is the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program? What is an Estuary? ...

Dropping the Ball: NY Yankee Stadium truned Parks into Parking Lots

Saturday, October 24th, 2009 Posted in In the News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Dropping the Ball: NY Yankee Stadium truned Parks into Parking Lots

SIDEBAR Dropping the Ball How the New Yankee Stadium Turned Parks into Parking Lots By Matt Johanson When the Yankees opened their new stadium and pinstriped stars like Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera ran onto the field for the first time, the cheers of ...

Oh where oh where are our replacement parks II

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Oh where oh where are our replacement parks II

Great Report by community member last August.  Still no word from the State Parks Department.  What's up with that? Garage A project inconsistencies 082309 We hear that the waterfront parks (many miles from where the people live, but across from the shopping ...

Oh where oh where have our replacement parks gone?

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Oh where oh where have our replacement parks gone?

Well folks, they are not where they should be.  If anyone thinks we are kidding, just go see for yourself.  This is simply a theft of services.  I do not know why they are building half a garage and half ...

UnBLOGleivable – No Plan A ….or B……the City unprepared!

Monday, March 30th, 2009 Posted in Blogs, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on UnBLOGleivable – No Plan A ….or B……the City unprepared!

Read all about it, they have no plan for emergencies by the Jerome Park Reservoir. http://www.waterblogged.org/dinowitz-and-community-warns-no-emergency-plan-for-bronx-sci-and-surrounding-areas-of-jerome-park-reservoir/ So, even though it is not related, the demolition of Yankee Stadium has been privately bid.  Who knows who got the contract, if they are vendex ...

FOILing the NPS for Yankee Stadium parks replacements

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | 1 Comment »

Below are the documents we received based upon a FOIL request to the National Park Service (NPS).  These files are in pdf form and are many pages.  They are grouped together generally with a letter at the end -- most ...

BCEQ Letter to the IDA on Yankee Financing

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ Letter to the IDA on Yankee Financing

This was handed in at the hearing: The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality PO Box 265, Bronx, NY 10464 communications@bceq.org January 15, 2009 Seth Pinsky, Chair New York City Industrial Development Agency 110 William Street New York, NY 10038 Dear Chair Pinsky: The Bronx Council for Environmental ...

Community Groups joined together on Yankee Funding

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Front Page News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Community Groups joined together on Yankee Funding

See the two letters signed by interested Bronx Community Groups. 09-01-14_yankee_stadium_letter_to_carrion__final 09-01-14_yankee_stadium_letter_to_diaz-jr_final Joyce Hogi, 2nd Vice President, Bronx Council on Environmental Quality Bettina Damiani, Project Director, Good Jobs New York New Yorkers for Parks Yolanda Gonzalez, Executive Director, Nos Quedamos Kellie Terry-Sepulveda, Executive Director, The Point CDC Joan ...

Macombs Dam Park Blog: IDA Vote 2009 Jan 16 for Yankees

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Macombs Dam Park Blog: IDA Vote 2009 Jan 16 for Yankees

Hello, I’m sending a note to let you know the outcome of today’s IDA vote regarding additional financing for the new Yankees and Mets’ stadiums. While most board members voted in favor of additional financing for the Yankees, John Graham, the alternate ...

NYTimes, 10.25.08 Yankees Say They Would Have Left Bronx if Pushed

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Posted in Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on NYTimes, 10.25.08 Yankees Say They Would Have Left Bronx if Pushed

October 25, 2008 Yankees Say They Would Have Left Bronx if Pushed By RICHARD SANDOMIR WASHINGTON — Randy Levine, the president of the Yankees, told a Congressional hearing Friday that if the city had not issued tax-exempt financing for the team’s new ...

President’s Blog, September 29, 2008: Yankee Dollar Benefit Awards

Monday, September 29th, 2008 Posted in President's Blog, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on President’s Blog, September 29, 2008: Yankee Dollar Benefit Awards

Dear BCEQers, These are my Condensed Impressions (in my short hand) of the Sept 18th Yankee$Dollar$ Benefit$ Award$ Pre$entation Program: Ellen had warned my to take lots of quarters, but the meters were for max 2 hrs, and we arrived ...

Open Letter to the Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión

Saturday, October 6th, 2007 Posted in Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Open Letter to the Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión

October 6, 2007 - An Open Letter to the Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión is listed below. We are a group of Bronxites, environmentalists and community activists who have serious concerns about the development of new parking garages for the new Yankee ...