In fight against trash station, Upper East Side cites injustice.

In fight against trash station, Upper East Side cites injustice.
Upper East Side residents battling to derail a city plan to reactivate a waste transfer station are arguing that economically disadvantaged residents, already struggling, should not be saddled with additional problems. But city officials and environmental justice advocates say that the Upper East Side is one of the city’s wealthiest areas, and the plan is intended to redress the disproportionate number of waste stations in poorer neighborhoods.

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