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The Port Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency have obtained $15 million in funding to build the necessary infrastructure. However, for shore power to become a reality, the Economic Development Corporation, which operates the cruise terminal, Carnival Cruise Lines which uses the terminal, and New York Power Authority, which delivers electricity to the terminal, need to come to a final agreement about the price of electricity.
Join us on Monday to rally for an agreement now, so the work needed to bring shore power to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal can begin and idling cruise ships stop choking Brooklyn!
- What: Tour of the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
- When: Monday, January 3rd, noon
- Where: corner of Van Brunt Street and Pioneer Street
For more info, check out a comprehensive post on the topic at A View From the Hook as well as this article from the South Brooklyn Post.