Crains: Recycler’s Plan to Expand Overlooks Jamaica Residents’ Concerns

October 13, 2021

Environmental Justice, News

Thick pollution is emitted from a factory.

Crain’s New York covered the ongoing dispute between American Recycling and its environmental impacts on neighboring Jamaican Residents. Caroline Soussloff, Cleary Gottlieb Legal Fellow for NYLPI, was quoted amongst the environmental advocates critiquing American Recycling and its plans to expand:

“Once we start amending our environmental justice laws to allow for one or two private industry actors to belatedly try to improve, we completely gut the force and reliability of our laws in the first place.”

Read the full piece at Crain’s New York.

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