Daily News: "Activists, Elected Officials Demand Public Hearings After Review of Waste Facility"

Liz Krueger

August 14, 2014

The Daily News reports on a press conference Sen. Krueger attended with fellow East Side and Manhattan elected officials and Pledge 2 Protect:

Advocates and elected officials called on the Department of Environmental Conservation to conduct a full review of the controversial E. 91st St. marine transfer site and hold public hearings on changes in the area's environmental conditions. Since the permit to build the transfer site was issued in 2009, there have been changes in air quality and flood elevations, the activists and politicians argued at City Hall Thursday.

"There is enough change in what has happened in this area between when the original permit was approved and today to require a full environmental review and challenge the previous assumption that this meets DEC standards," said state Sen. Liz Krueger, who represents the upper East Side.

Read more at the Daily News web site.