Garbage Transfer Station

Upper East Side residents held a die-in to protest a garbage transfer station. (Credit: CBS 2)

Upper East Side Residents Hold ‘Die-In’ To Protest Hotly Contested Garbage Transfer Station

Participants said they were symbolically dying on 91st Street and York because they believe the marine transfer station under construction there could kill them.

10/20/2014

Pledge 2 Protect Commercial Against UES Garbage Facility

Councilman ‘Disgusted’ By Use Of Girl, 7, In Fight Against UES Garbage Facility

Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?

06/16/2014

Demonstrators demand that the city halt plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees on the Upper East Side in favor a garbage dump. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fight Over Pear Trees Is Latest Front In War Over UES Garbage Transfer Station

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.

05/21/2014

LaGuardia Airport (credit: Getty Images)

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.

09/20/2012

91st Street waste transfer station

Plan For Upper East Side Garbage Transfer Station Moves Forward

The 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.

07/23/2012

Trash piles up in the city (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Upper East Side Residents Rally Against Proposed Trash Terminal On 91st Street

Dozens 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!”

05/19/2012

91st Street waste transfer station

Residents Take To City Hall, Demand NYC ‘Dump The Dump’ Proposal For 91st Street

Residents 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.

05/15/2012

Rally against trash transfer station (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rally Against Plan To Reopen Garbage Transfer Station In NYC

Many 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.

06/29/2011