Landfill Fight Tests New Yorkers’ Right to a Healthy Environment
A case challenging High Acres landfill leaves the fate of the so-called “green amendment” with New York’s courts.
Emily Pontecorvo · February 15, 2023
High Acres landfill. | Google Earth
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