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Groups Studying How to Care For Huge New East River Park

Sometime in the fall, community meetings for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project are expected to resume.

More Delays For East River Flood Barrier, as Federal Deadlines Loom

There are more complications in the $760 million plan for a flood barrier along the East River. Key meetings during the summer have been delayed, pushing back the start of the city's mandatory land use process for the East...

City Races For Approval of Lower East Side Storm Barrier By End of 2018

If you haven't been following the planning for a new flood barrier along the East River, now is a good time to start paying attention.

Learn More About the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Plan on Tuesday, December 19

The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes place on Tuesday, December 19, 1017. This workshop will focus on the Two Bridges neighborhood from Montgomery Street...

How Will Resiliency Work Impact Access to East River Park? Elected Officials Ask For Answers

Local elected officials are expressing concerns about the impact on the local community when construction begins on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project.

Residents Still Have Concerns About East River Floodwall

The week started off with big news on the East River waterfront. We learned yesterday that the federal government is awarding another $170 million for flood protection in the low-lying area from East 23rd Street down to Battery Park.

Federal Government Awards $176 Million For Flood Protection Below Montgomery Street

Lower Manhattan will be receiving another big grant from the federal government to protect neighborhoods along the waterfront from future storms and rising water levels. In the New York Times, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer reports that the city is the...

Residents Voice Hyperlocal Concerns About East River Levee Plan

Local residents this week are getting one last look at preliminary designs for a flood protection system along the East River before the final concept is unveiled in December. They came to a public meeting at Grand Street Settlement...

You Can Speak Out on the City’s East River Flood Protection Plan Tomorrow Night

Coming up tomorrow night, you will have a chance to look over preliminary plans for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. That's the city's ambitious initiative to create a flood barrier and enhanced recreational area along the East River. A...

Your Chance to Speak Out as City Competes For Flood Protection Funding

As you're probably aware, the city is preparing to build a $335 million flood barrier along the East River from 23rd Street to Montgomery Street. Late last month, the mayor announced the allocation of another $100 million for flood...
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Photo: The view of the Lower East Side from Brooklyn at dusk. In the news this past week: --There...
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