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West Mound Capping Resumes

West Mound Capping Begins

After East Mound capping completed in 2011, West Mound was the last remaining landfill section to be capped. At 440 acres, West Mound is the site’s largest, with the West Shore Expressway …

Mar 2014 Read More →
Fresh Kills Park GEIS

Freshkills Park Final GEIS

The Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) was released in March 2009. Download it from the Public Review page. Pursuant to state and local law, the document identifies any potential adverse environmental …

Mar 2009 Read More →
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Draft Master Plan

Mayor Bloomberg and City Planning Director Amanda M. Burden announced the release of the Draft Master Plan for Freshkills Park.

Apr 2006 Read More →
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Draft Master Plan Announcement

September: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced the official kick-off of the $3.38-million Draft Master Plan process that would map out the future use of the Fresh Kills site. Read the Mayor’s …

Sep 2003 Read More →
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Field Operations Wins Design Competition

June: Landscape architecture firm Field Operations was selected as the planning and design consultant. Image: NYC Department of City Planning.

Jun 2003 Read More →