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Hazardous materials

The potential for exposure of the public to hazardous materials in and around the project site.

2012-01-29 910 pm Vanderbilt LIRR rail yards left open & unlocked @ 25’ east of 718 Atlantic Ave

Location: 
25’ east of 718 Atlantic Ave
When: 
January 29, 2012 - 9:57pm

2012-01-29 910 pm Vanderbilt LIRR rail yards left open & unlocked - Pacific street view no workers
The 3 restricted access gates (not public) @ LIRR Vanderbilt rail yards are habitually left open & unlocked at all hours of the day & night creating an potential “attractive nuisance” ….
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjAVEBi-o4g
01:08 view of open gate
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTqqjaaKGpM

2012-01-29 Sunday Overnight construction & street closure not disclosed on last ESD Construction Alert Post 2 up to 8am

Location: 
6th Ave & Atlantic - Barclays Arena & Vanderbilt rail yards
When: 
January 29, 2012 - 1:30am

Extended overnight construction, rail yard lights & street closure not disclosed on ESD Construction Alert from 2012-01-28 11pm until 8am 2012-01-29

Nowhere in the last two-week Atlantic Yards Construction Alert, dated 1/16/12, that was distributed by Empire State Development (after preparation by developer Forest City Ratner) indicated that overnight closure of traffic lanes & staging on Atlantic Ave with all night construction with the entire bank of Vanderbilt rail yard lights on was scheduled for Saturday night (2012-01-28)
 

2012-01-28 Overnight construction & street closure not disclosed on last ESD Construction Alert Post 1 up to 1:30am

Location: 
6th Ave & Atlantic - Barclays Arena & Vanderbilt rail yards
When: 
January 28, 2012 - 11:00pm

Extended overnight construction, rail yard lights & street closure not disclosed on ESD Construction Alert from 2012-01-28 11pm until 8am 2012-01-29
Nowhere in the last two-week Atlantic Yards Construction Alert, dated 1/16/12, that was distributed by Empire State Development (after preparation by developer Forest City Ratner) indicated that overnight closure of traffic lanes & staging on Atlantic Ave with all night construction with the entire bank of Vanderbilt rail yard lights on was scheduled for Saturday night (2012-01-28)

2012-01-16 smoke from drilling machine in Vanderbilt rail yards

Location: 
Vanderbilt rail yards @ Carlton Ave & Atlantic Ave
When: 
January 16, 2012 - 8:58am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OwHo_Z4ofQ
 

2012-01-24 discarded urine bottles on Pacific St

Location: 
Pacific St bet Carlton Ave & 6th Ave
When: 
January 24, 2012 - 6:06pm

2012-01-24 discarded urine bottles on Pacific St
Pervious reports:
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/186

Construction rock debris found near Barclays Arena on public street Pacific St & 6th Ave where arena trucks stage illegally

Location: 
Pacific St & 6th Ave
When: 
December 22, 2011 - 11:15pm

Construction rock debris found near Barclays Arena on public street Pacific St & 6th Ave where arena trucks stage illegally in ‘Red No Standing ‘ zone across from LIRR entrance
 

Obviously over loaded with debris a Barclays Arena construction truck owned by Russo on Public Streets

Location: 
Atlantic Ave & Ft Green Pl
When: 
December 22, 2011 - 12:35pm

Obviously over loaded with debris a Barclays Arena construction truck owned by Russo using Public Street.
A Russo debris removal truck enters Atlantic Ave from Barclays Arena entrance @ Ft Green Pl travels west & makes a right (n) on Flatbush Ave obviously overloaded with construction debris.
Phone 718-978-5600
Plate: NY - 46767-JW
 

2011-12-19 Barclays Arena construction trucks creating very hazardous condition by staging & blocking traffic on Public Atlantic

Location: 
Atlantic Ave & Ft Green Pl
When: 
December 19, 2011 - 2:18pm

 2011-12-19 Barclays Arena construction trucks creating very hazardous condition by parking & blocking traffic on Public Street Atlantic Ave - Official flaggers fail to control Barclays Arena construction dump trucks creating very hazardous condition blocking (by parking) entire lane (Public Street) of only a two lane roadway in an already highly congested traffic area while illegally idling. The east bound traffic was blocking pedestrian’s crossing @ Flatbush & Atlantic because they had to merge to the north lane to pass the 4~5 parked trucks.

NYC Dept 311 ticket to start surveillance of Barclays Arena & Vanderbilt Rail yards for continued dumping of toxic hazadous mtls

Location: 
Barclays Arena & Vanderbilt Rail yards
When: 
December 15, 2011 - 6:02pm

NYC Dept conformation number to start surveillance of Barclays Arena & Vanderbilt Rail yards for continued dumping of toxic hazardous materials; tires, lead car batteries, paint & urine;
311 explained that the property owner is responsible for removal.
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/430 lead car battery
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/439 Hazardous materials, trash & discarded urine bottle

2011-12-15 Tires discarded in community next to Barclays Arena Staging area @ Dean St & Vanderbilt Ave

Location: 
near NW corner of Dean St & Vanderbilt Ave
When: 
December 15, 2011 - 2:45pm