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August 25, 2008

Overstatements from the DEIS hearing: land acquisition, legal challenge, new high schools, housing

Atlantic Yards Report

This week AYR will look back at the 8/23/06 hearing on the Atlantic Yards Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), drawing on the official transcript.

There were several overstatements and deceptions during the DEIS hearing, notably claims that developer Forest City Ratner (FCR) would pay for the land, that the opponents' legal case was unstoppable, that FCR would build four new high schools, and that affordable housing would be "given" out and guaranteed.

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Posted by lumi at August 25, 2008 5:40 AM