fleet_statute.jpgThanks to a “Dinkins-era ban on nuclear-powered Navy ships entering New York Harbor,” Fleet Week’s fleet is continuing to shrink. Ever since Dinkins refused the the Navy’s plan for a “home port” in Staten Island to avert a nuclear disaster should an accident occur in such a densely populated area, the aquatic based brand of the armed forces has honored the ban and won’t show up unless there’s “explicit invitation from the city’s mayor.” |NYSun|