Posts Tagged ‘Fresh Kills landfill’

A Trashy Political Idea

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Our Town

OPED-Tom Allon By Tom Allon Some of the worst policy ideas in history have been borne out of political payback by elected leaders. We now are experiencing one of these on New York City’s East Side, where a long-forgotten political feud is rearing its ugly head and endangering the health and well-being of a ticked-off community. Trash [&hellip
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Bloomberg Pulls Fresh Kills Site from Waste-to-Energy RFP

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

Bowing to public pressure, the Bloomberg administration today took the former Fresh Kills landfill off the table as a potential location for a pilot project to convert waste into energy. In early March, the city asked companies to submit plans for a waste-to-energy facility inside the five boroughs or within 80 miles of its borders, [&hellip
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