Post Tagged with: "New York City Environmental Justice Alliance"

Business / Environment

Pilot project helps auto businesses go green

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New technology available through a state pilot project is helping some Hunts Point auto repair shops save money, but its environmental benefits are what may have the most lasting impact for the community.

Environment / Government

Bronxites to city: Slash our trash

Bronxites to city: Slash our trash

Fearing that years of effort to limit the amount of garbage trucked into Hunts Point and Port Morris was about to be lost some 70 local and environmental activists rallied at Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s District office in Longwood on Dec. 19 to urge him to get behind legislation to share the burden of waste disposal.

News

Another waste plant for Hunts Point?

Trucks ready to dispatch after being loaded with waste at 1281 Viele Avenue

Medical waste facility seeks to expand The second largest medical waste disposal company in the United States plans to double the capacity of its Hunts Point facility, trucking in more red bags from hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices as far away as Rhode Island. As much as 80 tons of […]

Environment / Parks

Group wants city to toughen waterfront plan

Group wants city to toughen waterfront plan

As planners look to revitalize the city’s waterfront, one environmental advocacy group says the mayor’s blueprint for change does not go far enough, and wants waterfront communities like Hunts Point to join its efforts.

Environment / Politics

From the editor: Say no to an incinerator

Twelve years ago, a huge crane pried the stacks off the South Bronx Medical Waste Incinerator on the eastern end of 138th Street where it meets the East River. Hundreds of Bronxites who had protested that it was poisoning the air they breathed cheered as the last incinerator in New […]