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Super Storm Sandy

Super Storm Sandy

On October 29, Super storm Sandy hit Staten Island. The wetlands and landfill mounds of Freshkills acted as a buffer for the neighboring communities and Freshkills was used as a temporary debris transfer station.

Oct 2012 Read More →
Sneak Peak Postcard

First Sneak Peak

The first large-scale, public event was held at the Freshkills Park site in October 2010. Sneak ‘Peak’ was a one-day festival celebrating Staten Island’s landfill-to-park project as an icon for the 21st century. The event drew approximately 1,800 visitors.

Oct 2010 Read More →
public meetings

Public Review

Between Fall 2004 and Spring 2006, a series of meetings and workshops were conducted where New Yorkers were able to communicate their vision for the future of Fresh Kills. A number of guiding principles were the result of the process and were used to develop the Draft Master Plan. Learn more about the public review process.

Oct 2004 Read More →