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Brewer Rivera Hire Outside Expert to Review NYC’s East River Plans

From THE CITY:

“MANHATTAN POLS SECOND-GUESS MAYOR’S PLAN FOR LOWER EAST SIDE FLOOD BARRIER”

“Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer announced Monday that Hans Gehrels of the Dutch environmental group Deltares had begun an independent review of the East Side Coastal Resiliency plan, and will conduct interviews and gather information this week.

Brewer and Councilmember Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) hired Gehrels after months of urging by locals who wanted a third-party examination of the long-anticipated shore-protection project project, which underwent a dramatic reworking last year led by First Deputy Mayor Dean Fuleihan.”

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