The access ramp, which would have hundreds of garbage trucks running on it daily, was set to run through the Asphalt Green recreational facility.
Participants said they were symbolically dying on 91st Street and York because they believe the marine transfer station under construction there could kill them.
“This incident should never have happened,” the Department of Sanitation and Department of Design and Construction said in a joint statement.
The incident occurred around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at Asphalt Green on York Avenue at 91st Street.
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Angry demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday demanding a halt to the city’s plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees to build a controversial garbage dump.
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They have fought back with lawsuits, and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn recently received an earful from local residents during a heated confrontation.