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September 28, 2007

Cleaning up

BlightCleanUp-BP.jpgBrooklyn Papers
By Ariella Cohen

After complaining about neglect along the Ratner-controlled railyards, volunteers filled 30 contractor bags with debris at the Sept. 23 event, dubbed “People Still Live Here” day.

City law holds property owners responsible for litter in front of their buildings, but the Department of Sanitation and the Empire State Development Corporation declined to comment on the mess. No wonder activists want ESDC to finally appoint the long-promised construction ombudsman


Posted by lumi at September 28, 2007 8:19 AM