RAISING THE BAYONNE BRIDGE: YEAS AND NAYS | Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance: "The raising of the Bayonne Bridge to allow passage of the bigger container ships that will begin to churn through the expanded Panama Canal on their way east in 2015 has spurred great debate. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey asserts that the billion dollar project will be an economic and environmental boon to the region, with newer, cleaner ships visiting the port and fewer vessel calls overall.
Some agree; others do not. Below are excerpts from statements by individuals, agencies and civic organizations. All submitted testimony may be read here."
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