Sunday, July 03, 2011

Does mostly uncovered mound of dirt on Block 1129 violate ESDC's Memorandum of Environmental Commitments?

The Amended Memorandum of Environmental Commitments (below) for the Atlantic Yards project states that "all stockpiled dry materials (e.g., sand, aggregate) shall be water-misted; sprayed with non-hazardous, biodegradable suppressing agent; covered; or otherwise enclosed." It also states "loading of any dry material which may release dust from trucks shall be accompanied by manual water spraying of the material," and that "a washing station shall be constructed for all truck exits."

However, according to Atlantic Yards Watch, none of these commitments appear to be met in the case of a mostly uncovered mound of dirt on block 1129 close to homes. More here.

Amended Memorandum of Environmental Commitments for The

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