Category Archives: Helicopter noise

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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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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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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Helicopter noise gets even closer as choppers take off from North Cove Marina

Far left: The Boardwalk with helicopter on deck, parked closely to other boats and congested restaurants. June 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was informed yesterday by someone at the WFC that the helicopter aboard the yacht Boardwalk

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Fortune Magazine writes about local helicopter noise

May 25, 2015- Fortune Magazine writes about local helicopter noise, “Some New Yorkers have

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Governors Island loud rave music is back

May 16, 2015- The Governors Island concert venue kicked off its season tonight to non-stop

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Letter: “The helicopter noise Downtown is worse than heard during the Iraq war” says veteran

May 3, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Paul Rieckhoff Dear neighbors at the BPCA, First off, thank you for your leadership and commitment to our community. As a proud resident of Battery Park City, I am writing today to … Continue reading

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Correction: NYPD Highway Patrol screaming at drivers in Battery Tunnel traffic stings

April 12, 2015- We have a major correction to make. The agency making this noise is not the

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