Daily Archives: February 13, 2015

Hearing on City Council Legislation to Reduce Solid Waste Transfer Facilities in Greenpoint and Williamsburg

Tomorrow NAG will testify at a New York City Council hearing for Intro 495, a bill that would reduce permitted capacity at solid waste transfer stations in overburdened districts including Brooklyn’s Community Board 1, which encompasses Greenpoint and Williamsburg.  Click here to read our comment letter about this important legislation. Do you care about long-term air quality in North Brooklyn?  Did you know that North Brooklyn handles 34% of all the solid waste processed in New York City?  It’s true — North Brooklyn has 16 waste transfer stations, and is one of three communities, […]