Atlantic Yards Community Forum

A community forum dealing with the proposed Atlantic Yards arena and high-rise development project.

The evening’s program will feature:

  • A presentation by the Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods on the project’s potential environmental impacts
  • An update on the recently filed Federal eminent domain lawsuit, and other legal challenges
  • An Albany and City Hall update from local elected leaders
  • Q&A session

Invited speakers include:

  • Assemblyman-elect Hakeem Jeffries
  • Assemblyman Jim Brennan
  • Assemblywoman Joan Millman
  • State Senator Velmanette Montgomery
  • City Councilwoman Letitia James

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Community Forum on Atlantic Yards

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Tuesday, September 12, Time?NYC College of Technology, 285 Jay Steet, Brooklyn.Community Forum on Atlantic Yards Project. For more info, see www.empire.state.ny.us. Note: this is only a community forum. There is no requirement by the ESDC to record or respond to any public comments presented at this event. The official public hearing is August 23. http://www.empire.state.ny.us/press/press_display.asp?id=740

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