Walk around the Reservoir Postponed

This weekend’s event has been postponed due to inclement weather. The DEP just issued the following press release: GUIDED TOURS AND LIMITED ACCESS RECREATION AT JEROME PARK RESERVOIR POSTPONED DUE TO THE THREAT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that due to the potential for inclement weather […]

May 2015 NYT article on Croton filtration plant

In this article, the Times reminds us that the plant, as we predicted, ended up costing more than 3 times what the DEP said it would cost. The Times says of those of us who opposed it, “They saw themselves as being deprived of acres of parkland.” This seems an odd turn of phrase; it […]

Croton Monitoring Committee — Time to raise our voices?

On the following agenda for the Croton Filtration Monitoring Committee, you will see several interesting issues that affect us.  You may have read about the fakery by which the $200 million which the State Legislature required the DEP to give for parks in the Bronx basically was used to replace Parks funding, leading to no […]

Croton Filter Project – No Croton FMC Meeting in August

We hope that Open Access will be discussed in September! August 12, 2010 Dear Colleagues, After consulting with Croton FMC representatives, Chairman McShane has decided to defer the next FMC meeting until September 16. There will be no meeting next week on August 19th. In advance of the next meeting, we will send you a reminder […]

Tuesday, March 16 from 4 to 9 pm TEST BLAST at JPR

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that they will have a test BLAST at the site next to the Jerome Park Reservoir Gate House 5 on Goulden Avenue and 205th Street across from the Bronx HS of Science. Come to the park and listen to the BLASTING. 1.  ONE long whistle […]