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City Mulls Remedies for BQE Noise and Pollution

Monday, November 29, 2010

There are only a few days remaining for citizens to give their feedback on proposals to reconnect two Brooklyn neighborhoods severed decades ago by a highway.
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The Brooklyn Queens Expressway cuts off the Brooklyn waterfront from Carroll Gardens. Planners are suggesting three different plans, involving more trees, sound barriers, and even so-called green canopies to reduce noise and pollution. 
Madelyn Wils [WILLS] is with the Economic Development Corporation. She says the idea is to make the area more attractive to businesses and residents.
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[well they call it the ditch and it's very noisy. And it makes people not want to cross.]
There are only a few days remaining for citizens to give feedback on proposals to reconnect two Brooklyn neighborhoods severed decades ago by the Brooklyn Queens Expressway.

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