Environment / News
“Hurricane Sandy was an eye-opener. People realized how vulnerable our community was,” said Illea Burgos, outreach coordinator for the Green Worker Cooperative.
Jobs / Transportation
As Baldor Specialty Foods prepares to expand and add 350 jobs, local leaders worry that truck traffic will outweigh some of the benefits to the neighborhood, and that many of those jobs will not go to residents.
Deciding on a pilot project to mitigate gas spills from decades past near the Hunts Point waterfront top the agenda.
Environment / Parks
Local groups hope that the city’s Parks Department will help them keep the plantings on Hunts Point and Lafayette avenues clean and vibrant starting this fall.