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Bloomberg On Occupy Wall Street Eviction: ‘The Final Decision To Act Was Mine’

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Christopher Mathias
The Huffington Post
November 15, 2011

Following the forced evacuation of Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg explained the decision to temporarily evict protesters was his and his alone.

“I have become increasingly concerned – as had the park’s owner, Brookfield Properties – that the occupation was coming to pose a health and fire safety hazard to the protesters and to the surrounding community,” Bloomberg said in a statement. “We have been in constant contact with Brookfield and yesterday they requested that the City assist it in enforcing the no sleeping and camping rules in the park. But make no mistake – the final decision to act was mine.”

Bloomberg said the protesters’ tents and tarps made the park difficult for the public to navigate and nearly impossible for first-responders to guarantee public safety, adding that the “proliferation of tents and other obstructions has created an increasing fire hazard that had to be addressed.” On October 28th, the FDNY and NYPD removed the park’s generators used to power the protest, saying that it was unsafe to have containers of fuel, gas and diesel.

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