Alex Matthiessen

Alex Matthiessen appears in the following:

Unpacking the Two Proposals To Fix Mass Transit

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

One way to fix the broken subway system? Congestion pricing. Will Bredderman on the proposed plan to tax traffic coming into Manhattan in order to fix NYC's transportation problems.

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Rethinking Tolls Around New York

Friday, March 25, 2016

The "Move New York Fair Plan" (once known as "congestion pricing") has been introduced as legislation in Albany. Hear what's in the works and whether the bill has legs.

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Congestion Pricing: If At First You Don't Succeed...

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sam Schwartz & Alex Matthiessen talk about MoveNY's proposal to fund bridge and road repairs and ease congestion in Manhattan by putting new tolls in place on the East River bridges.

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Underreported: Update on the Newtown Creek Oil Spill

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Alex Matthiessen, president of Riverkeeper, gives us an update on the Newtown Creek oil spill.

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Drilling, Dredging and New York’s Water

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Two issues pertaining to water in New York are coming to a head. Riverkeeper president Alex Matthiessen, discusses natural gas drilling in the watershed and the cleanup of PCB's in the Hudson River. ProPublica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten has been covering the drilling issue and his latest report is ...

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Underreported Update: Newtown Creek

Thursday, April 16, 2009

We take a look at the status of cleanup efforts in the heavily polluted Newtown creek on Brooklyn/Queens border. Alex Matthiessen and Phillip Musegaas are with the Riverkeeper organization.

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Underreported Update: Newtown Creek Oil Spill

Thursday, September 18, 2008

The worst oil spill in U.S. history happened right here in New York City, at Newtown Creek in Brooklyn. Find out how cleanup efforts are going, whether Greenpoint residents should be worried about negative health effects, and why Newtown Creek might have a new problem to deal with – illegal ...

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