Category Archives: Helicopter noise

NYEDC President, a holdover from Bloomberg era, enables helicopter noisemakers

Update April 29, 2014- For the story below, we asked State Senator Squadron for a comment, and they ignore us. Therefore, we asked them in person at the Cb1 meeting tonight. I asked, “what happened to the planned event for … Continue reading

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Communist Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to double the ferry boat noise for BPC

Update August 11, 2019- CB1 rejects plans for more ferry boats

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Another helicopter crash

June 10, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Another chopper crashed in Manhattan. This one crashed in Midtown atop a high-rise,

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CB1 Agenda for June 2019: Several plans to bring in noisy party boats to Brookfield marina

June 2, 2019- The CB1 meeting this week should be of great interest to all residents. Outsiders

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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Members of the House, Nadler, Velázquez, and Maloney join Senator Schumer in calling for tourist helicopter flights to cease

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop President John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ thanks Congresspersons Nadler, Velazquez and Maloney for joining Senator

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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Statement from StopTheChop on East River helicopter crash

New York, March 12, 2018 — Press release

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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Helicopters carrying One-Percenters to The Hamptons enraging the peasants below

September 5, 2016- Much like the tourist helicopters bothering Lower Manhattaners, the Hamptons has the same problem. The Post reports. “The fight over the East Hampton Airport

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City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Update April 2, 2016- Starting tomorrow, tourist flights will be banned on Sundays.

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Letter to the Editor: Give Peace (and Quiet) A Chance

(3,824 people have read this as of February 15, 2016) August 10, 2015- Letter by John Dellaportas Some 100,000 times per year, tourist helicopters buzz Battery Park City. These flights run all day,

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Time lapse video of tourist helicopters over New York Harbor

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Bombshell: One sleazy New Jersey family is responsible for the Seaport tourist helicopters

October 18, 2015- The Post reports, “A nonprofit fighting a City Council proposal to ban tourist

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Unbearable jet fuel exhaust fumes from the tourist helicopters at the Seaport

September 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD I made this same argument with the ferry boats. The most serious problem from these noisy

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Local electeds again appeal to Mayor De Blasio to stop the tourist helicopters

August 8, 2015- The local electeds again appeal to Mayor De Blasio to stop the tourist helicopters.

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Crain’s Op-Ed to ban tourist helicopters

July 24, 2015- Crain’s posted a guest Op-Ed from the City Council members who introduced

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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