Motiva Site Design #2 Revealed

On June 3rd NYC Parks presented their second round of designs for the Motiva site (which surrounds the inlet) at […]

Assembly Lentol Secures Environmental Bond Act Funds for Land Acquisition

Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced that funds will be included in the Environmental Bond Act that potentially can be used towards acquiring […]

Befriend Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park

Dear Park Friends, There are such good reasons to support your local open space friends group at Bushwick Inlet Park. […]

Rezoning retrospective: Activists look back on the battle for the North Brooklyn waterfront

Brooklyn Eagle November 21, 2019 By Alex Williamson “The displacement has been massive. I would almost say violent.” When the […]

Another Great Victory for Bushwick Inlet Park and the Citizens of North Brooklyn!

Pictured-FBIP Steering Committee Member Ward Dennis speaking to the Mayor at the Town Hall Meeting

At the October 18, 2017 Council District 33 Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Steve Levin at St. Francis College, the Mayor along with NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver announced that the City of New York will be committing over $17 million dollars to the further development of Bushwick Inlet Park. $9.8 million will go towards environmental remediation of the Motiva site (the strip of land around the Inlet itself) and $7.7 million towards construction of a permanent park space at 50 Kent (the new lawn between N10 and N11 that National Grid completed remediation on earlier this year). These funds are in addition to the $22 million that has already been allocated to demolition and environmental testing at the Bayside Fuel Oil site.

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