Upper East Side Residents Hold ‘Die-In’ To Protest Hotly Contested Garbage Transfer StationParticipants said they were symbolically dying on 91st Street and York because they believe the marine transfer station under construction there could kill them.
Councilman 'Disgusted' By Use Of Girl, 7, In Fight Against UES Garbage FacilityIs a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?
Fight Over Pear Trees Is Latest Front In War Over UES Garbage Transfer StationAngry 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.
Critics Blast Proposal That Would Put Garbage Transfer Station Near LaGuardia Aviation and wildlife experts took turns taking shots at Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration. Former NTSB chairman Jim Hall said the transfer station is sure to be a bird magnet.
Plan For Upper East Side Garbage Transfer Station Moves ForwardThe United States Army Corps of Engineers has granted a permit for the facility to be built near Asphalt Green Park at 91st Street and the East River.
Upper East Side Residents Rally Against Proposed Trash Terminal On 91st StreetDozens of residents rallied against the proposed trash terminal on Saturday, wearing T-shirts that read, "Don't treat New Yorkers like trash!" and chanting, "Dump the dump!"
Residents Take To City Hall, Demand NYC 'Dump The Dump' Proposal For 91st StreetResidents are seeing red and raising a stink about a proposed Upper East Side waste transfer facility. They say it poses a threat not only to their quality of life, but to air travel as well.
Residents Rally Against Plan To Reopen Garbage Transfer Station In NYCMany Upper East Side residents who live near the Asphalt Green athletic complex stand opposed to any plan to reopen the station, which closed back in 1999.