Post Tagged with: "Hunts Point Lifelines"

Environment

City alters flood preparedness plans for peninsula

The flood plan

City planners held a hearing at the Point CDC on Oct. 10 to elicit feedback from residents and discuss changes to the original plan, which initially included emergency generators and heating and cooling units that residents were concerned would produce carbon emissions. 

Food / Jobs

Produce workers ratify new contract

Although workers in the Hunts Point Terminal Market agreed to terms with owners, staving off a walkout, they are pushing the city to invest to upgrade the market’s decrepit infrastructure.

Economy / Environment

Funding against storms falls short, say planners

A rendering of the Hunts Point waterfront as envisioned by the PennOlin group.

At a public informational meeting at The Point, a team of planners told residents that government money so far promised to protect the waterfront from storms and flooding is about 5 percent of what’s needed.