Posts Tagged ‘Residents for Sane Trash Solutions’

Locals Saying Hurricane Sandy Shows 91st Street Dump Not Safe

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Opponents of the recently approved East 91st Street Waste Transfer Station have a new weapon in their ongoing battle against the 10-story, $240 million project: Hurricane Sandy. The flooding that surged from the East River all the way to Second Avenue between 91st and 96th streets during the Oct. 29 storm, they argue, provides tangible [&hellip
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Residents Vow to Continue Fight Against Garbage Dump

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

DumpTheDump-GirlStandingAndSigns Residents of Yorkville who have been fighting against a garbage-dumping site in their backyard have been dealt a heavy blow in a form of a federal permit. A few weeks ago, Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed that the city had received the permits from the Army Corps of Engineers that it needs to move forward with [&hellip
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Trash Talk: Mayoral candidates weigh in on East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station

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

By Jon Lentz Manhattan’s East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station has long divided people into two camps. Next year it may divide the candidates running for mayor of New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other elected officials who don’t live near the defunct facility on the Upper East Side have [&hellip
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