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CB1 passes resolution banning tourist helicopters from Seaport

The StoptheChop people (a website we helped create) sent this out: Dear friends and members,

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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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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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City’s EDC head, Kyle Kimble, steps down, dealing blow to Howard Hughes Corp’s Seaport and tourist helicopters

March 25, 2015- The WSJ is reporting that head of the EDC, Kyle Kimball, is stepping down.

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Mayor de Blasio continues to say “Let them eat cake” to anti-helicopter activists

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer To no one’s surprise, Mayor de Blasio is still not going to

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Too funny. Helicopter noise now bothers one-percenters in the Hamptons

August 23, 2014- In what could be a help to the struggles of the working class

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Nadler sends letter to Mayor de Blasio to stop tourist helicopters

August 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Two years ago, when residents affected by the nonstop noise from the tourist helicopters appealed to BatteryPark.TV for help, we began to

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Letter: Ferry boats and helicopters plague us too on the Upper West Side

August 10, 2014- Letter to the Editor Dr. Greer, Thank you for your tireless advocacy of noise abatement which I believe benefits not just Battery Park, but the entire city. Simply put, tens

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20 electeds want to outright ban tourist helicopters. Mayor de Blasio’s EDC opposes them.

June 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Not reported whatsoever in the press was a City Council meeting of 20 elected federal, state, and city officials, who all want to completely ban tourists helicopters over the city. However,

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Drones almost collide with NYPD helicopter

July 7, 2014- Drones were reported spying into windows of 2 River Terrace recently (a BP.TV exclusive). Now, the Post reports, “Two drones nearly took out an NYPD chopper high over the George Washington Bridge on Monday, and cops arrested … Continue reading

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V-22 Osprey Helicopter buzzes Statue of Liberty for Fleet Week

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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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Letter: Help. I am in helicopter hell!

April 24, 2014- Letter to Editor from Rhonda Waggoner I am ready to take to the streets in protest and participate in a class action lawsuit. Startled out of sleep this morning at 7:45AM by low-flying helicopter(s) crossing Manhattan near … Continue reading

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NY Times covers local BPC effort to stop helicopter noise

March 22, 2014- BatteryPark.TV first got Rep. Nadler involved in a quality of life problem plaguing BPC and other waterfront neighborhoods. The hundreds of tourist helicopters each day are a serious cause of stress for residents, as are loud ferry … Continue reading

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Letter: Sick and tired of the unending helicopter noise

January 4, 2014- By Delia von Neuschatz Our elected officials have accomplished absolutely zero in mitigating the tourist helicopter issue since air tours moved to the Downtown Manhattan Heliport in 2008 after they were banned from using the East 34th … Continue reading

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Helicopter noise to be addressed soon by federal electeds

December 21, 2013- A press release was issued by New York’s senators: GILLIBRAND, SCHUMER, NADLER, VELÁZQUEZ, GRIMM URGE FAA TO DEVELOP PLAN TO REDUCE EXCESSIVE HELICOPTER NOISE FOR MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN, AND STATEN ISLAND RESIDENTS Elected Officials Press FAA to Restrict … Continue reading

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Helicopter traffic over Hudson River increases 600% under Bloomberg era

October 25, 2013- A NJ source has a nice article on the out-of-control tourist helicopter noise plaguing humans who reside along the East River and Hudson River. Under the Bloomberg administration, the number of helicopter flights per days has increased … Continue reading

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Floating ferryboat billboards outlawed

July 1, 2019- The state legislature passed

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How Rod Rosenstein and his SDNY henchmen did irreparable harm to the judicial system

June 11, 2019- by Steven E. Greer BPTV viewers know that I suffered great distress witnessing the raids on Trump lawyer Michael Coehn’s offices.

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