Opponents of the 91st St. waste transfer station have opened a new front in their effort to kill the Upper East Side project.
Pledge 2 Protect, the main group fighting the garbage station, focused attention last week on the health effects of the M.T.S., which they say will exacerbate asthma and other health problems in a neighborhood that already is one of the most polluted in the city.
More than 200 school kids attended at Pledge 2 Protect rally on Oct. 1 that began across the street from the site of the planned transfer station and continued to a grassy area next to Gracie Mansion. Many of the students worse gas masks, which they said symbolized the increased health risks of the planned project.
Read the full article, M.T.S. Opponents Turn Attention To Health Concerns, via NYPress.com