NYLPI’s Years-Long Advocacy Leads to Passage of Waste Equity BillJuly 25, 2018
Environmental Justice, Legislative, Media Coverage, Transform Don't Trash NYC, Waste Equity
The bill will help ensure that low-income neighborhoods are not unfairly targeted by waste-transfer businesses. An historical overabundance of waste hauling in these communities has led to dangerous truck traffic, abysmal air quality, disproportionately high asthma rates, and noise pollution.
Read the coverage in Politico, Crain’s, Bloomberg, New York Daily News, NY1 Noticias, Streetsblog, Gothamist, Queens Chronicle, Bklyner, Greenpoint Post, Labor Press, and the NRDC’s website.
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