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'Talking Trash' Report Slams NYC's Expensive and Environmentally Outdated Garbage Plan

Matthew Chapman | Posted 04.21.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

For the first time in a decade-long fight against a garbage site slated to be built in surreal proximity to public housing, a report has been published that exposes not just the absurdity of this one site, but the absurdities and weaknesses of the entire plan it is a part of.

Rally Held at City Hall to "Dump the Dump"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Marcia G. Yerman

Why the rally? Because this year the city has plans to demolish the East 91st Street Garbage Station, which has been closed for years, in order to build a 10-story Garbage Marine Transfer Station on the same site.

A Trashy Political Idea

Tom Allon | Posted 07.15.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Spreading the trash problem around the five boroughs is a wise goal. Siting marine transfer stations in residential neighborhoods where many children congregate is awful public policy.

City Says Trash Plant Won't Cause Bird-Plane Collisions

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City officials are defending their decision to build a garbage plant less than a half-mile from LaGuardia Airport, disputing oppo...

Newtown Wastewater Treatment Plant, A Smelly and Unique Stop-Off In Greenpoint During Open House New York

Katharine Jose | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

By 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, all the free tours of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant were full. The tall chain-link fence gate was o...