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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)

Transfer Station Opponents Put Ad Blitz On Hold As Talks With Sanitation Commissioner Continue

The President of ‘Pledge to Protect’ said that she will be holding onto an ad blitz as talks with Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia continue.

06/01/2014

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

A snowplow clears snow on East 91st Street on the east side of Manhattan January 22, 2014. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brutal Winter Sent NYC Sanitation Dept. Snow Budget Into The Red

The relentless snow this winter caused the New York City Department of Sanitation to go over budget by $75 million.

03/20/2014

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New York City DEP Water Meter Upgrade Could Net Millions In Revenue

The city’s Department Of Environmental Protection will begin work to replace water meters in apartment buildings and skyscrapers, including the Chrysler Building. The DEP said the upgrade will be a money-maker.

08/27/2012