By David Giambusso
After more than a year of relentless protest, Mayor Bill de Blasio has agreed to move a controversial access ramp to the East 91st Street marine garbage facility.
The original ramp, already under construction, bisects the grounds of Asphalt Green, a popular recreational facility that serves nearly 40,000 children a year. While few locals are happy about the garbage transfer station’s siting on the Upper East Side, residents took particular umbrage with the idea of hundreds of garbage trucks rattling through Asphalt Green every day, just feet away from a children’s playground.
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