Tag Archives: Nydia Velazquez

It’s NYC vs. EPA at monthly CAG meeting, by George Fiala

From day one, NYC has been against the Gowanus Canal’s Superfund designation, finally granted in 2010. It was opposed not only by the Bloomberg administration, but also the local City Councilman at the time.   The Daily News reported, in an … Continue reading

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Carlos Menchaca’s sophisticated sweep to power, by George Fiala

Carlos Menchaca accomplished a rare political feat on September 10 – he defeated an incumbent, Sara Gonzalez. He won by over 1200 votes out of a total of a bit more than 7,000. He won not only Red Hook and … Continue reading

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