Posts Tagged ‘MTS’

Opponents Pledge More Arrests to Fight M.T.S.

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Vows of further protests follow a construction accident at the East 91st Street site Yorkville Last Wednesday morning, a rogue jackhammer chisel sailed through the air, crashed through a window, and landed right in the middle of a neighborhood’s fight to stop a nearby garbage station from being built. The day after the construction accident [&hellip
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Mayoral Hopefuls on UES Trash

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

Mayoral candidates addressed the E. 91st St. Marine Transfer Station at a recent forum By Adam Janos The 92nd Street Y and the New York Observer hosted a forum for mayoral candidates last Thursday to discuss their visions for the city. Joseph Lhota, John Catsimatidis and George McDonald attended the forum on the Republican side; [&hellip
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Shifting Attitudes Toward E. 91st St. MTS

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town, Uncategorized

FE-Marine Transfer Station(as) 3 Some mayoral hopefuls change their tune on waste station proposal, appealing to Upper East Side voters Upper East Side residents have proved that they are willing to vote single issue in the upcoming mayoral race to stop the Marine Transfer Waste Station from being built in Yorkville, amidst low-income housing and the Asphalt Green Recreation [&hellip
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Residents Continue Fight Against Garbage Dump

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

It’s been six years since the city passed its Solid Waste Management Plan, a system that promises to be a cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to handling the city’s solid waste. But Upper East Side residents are still fighting one key component of the plan: the reopening of the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS). [&hellip
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Wing and a Prayer

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News, News Our Town

East Siders hold out hope as hero pilot Capt. Sully joins fight to stop 91st St. garbage station.   Opponents of the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) planned by the city are joining forces with a seemingly unlikely ally, the Friends of LaGuardia Airport. What residents against a trash facility in their neighborhood [&hellip
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