Liz’s Testimony to the New York City Council on the Proposed East Side Marine Transfer Station

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

“My name is Liz Krueger, and I represent the 26th State Senate district, which includes Manhattan’s Midtown and East Side.  I would like to thank the New York City Council Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management for the opportunity to submit testimony regarding capital funding for the proposed East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) in the FY 2012 Executive Budget.

“I am delivering this testimony to address a number of serious concerns I have about New York City’s Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP), and to express my strong opposition to the proposed construction and operation of a MTS at East 91st Street Street.  For the many reasons outlined in the following testimony, I strongly urge the City Council to consider the extraordinarily negative effects the proposed 91st Street MTS would have on the surrounding community, and to reject capital funding for the 91st Street MTS…

Senator Krueger’s Full Testimony