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Parks & Recap: Pawnee Palisades

Thursday, February 05, 2015

This week, Parks & Rec revisited the land dispute between Leslie Knope and the tech giant Gryzzl which bears some resemblance to LG's plans for a new HQ in the Palisades.

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Could LG and Its Opponents Compromise in the Palisades?

Monday, June 23, 2014

Electronics giant LG plans to build its new US headquarters near the Palisades in New Jersey, which opponents say will destroy the beautiful view. Local officials are now calling for a compromise between LG and its environmental opponents. Ned Sullivan, President of Scenic Hudson and a member of the steering committee Protect the Palisades, a coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to preserving the Hudson River Palisades, discusses what this compromise might look like.

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The Fight Over the Palisades View

Thursday, May 01, 2014

LG plans to build its tall new headquarters above the tree line in the Palisades, and environmentalists and others are pressuring the company to lower it. Kim Lueddeke, reporter for The Record, gives an update after attending a public hearing last night in Englewood Cliffs. Plus, she'll talk about a new state senate bill that would ban all tall buildings along the Palisades.

Joining her is Mayor Paul Tomasko. His town, Alpine, is Englewood Cliffs' northern neighbor. He explains why he is against LG's tall new headquarters, too.


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The Battle for the Palisades

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A public hearing on a rezoning plan could influence the future of development on the Jersey side of the Hudson.

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The Palisades View

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Tech giant LG has announced it plans to build a new (very tall) headquarters in a scenic part of New Jersey. The rest of the story involves jobs, nuclear power and Bette Midler.

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