Mystery solved, kind of: Unredacted East River Park resiliency study emerges

The East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) “Value Engineering Study” mystery has been unveiled and majority of the redactions have been removed, but the reasons for this missing and reappearing study are still vague.  

One day after Brooklyn City Council Member Justin Brannan wrote a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, calling for full transparency regarding the heavily redacted East Side Coastal Resiliency “Value Engineering Study,” a new version was released to the public without the dense blocks of information blackened out.  His letter comes after several elected officials, members of the East River Action Park, and other groups have probed the secrecy behind the study.  

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