Fat of the Land: Garbage in New York: The Last Two Hundred Years

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PROLOGUE
First story: Search of national newspapers in Vu-Text. Observer, p. 2B.
4-8-87 article: Thomas J. Maier, Newsday.
4-18-87, covered by most papers: based on survey of all indexes of national daily newspapers in the New York Public Library.
Harrelson's house: Richard C. Firstman, Newsday, 6-II-87.
"Not shyster": Former US Senator Maryon Allen, quoted by Michael Brumas in Staten Island Advance, 5-14-87.
"Does not know ... people": Carole Agus, Newsday, 5-17-87, p. 4.
Methane for milking: Philip S. Gutis, New York Times, 5-6-87, p. 82.
Shipping price: NYS Legislative Commission on Solid Waste Management (hereafter, LCSWM), "Where Will the Garbage Go? New York's Looming Crisis in Disposal Capacity," May 1986, p. 12.
Long Island tons and distances: LCSWM, May 1986, p. 36. Hempstead and Oyster Bay were already shipping their waste at least a hundred miles away, paying over sixty dollars per ton for transport and disposal.
Long Island mafia: LCSWM, 1986, 1987.
Hroncich's mob ties: Mark McIntyre, Newsday, 2-17-87, p.7; Staten Island Advance, 8-14-87; Chris Franz, Staten Island Register, 8-20-87 (reporting on statements made by Assemblyman Maurice Hinchey).
Corrigan: Joshua Quittner, Newsday, 9-2-87; New York Times, II-28-90, p.BI:2.
No landfill: LCSWM, "Where Will the Garbage Go," June 1987. Complicating matters even further, Hroncich and associates had no bond (as the abandoned RFP and state law required).
Bar scene: All of these details are from Firstman, Newsday, 6-II-87.

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Table of contents

  • Fat of the Land - Garbage in New York the Last Two Hundred Years *
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Chronology xiii
  • Prologue Garbarge *
  • Part I - Engineering Reform *
  • Chapter 1 - The Greatest Happiness *
  • Chapter 2 - Grease *
  • Part II - Expanding Opportunities *
  • Chapter 3 - Friends *
  • Chapter 4 - Enemies *
  • Part III - Public Work *
  • Chapter 5 - Roads and Rails *
  • Chapter 6 - Bridges and Tunnels *
  • Chapter 7 - Parks and Parkways *
  • Chapter 8 - Ports and Airports *
  • Part IV - Landscape Sculpture *
  • Chapter 9 - Citizens and Scientists *
  • Chapter 10 - Taking Heat *
  • Chapter 11 - Two Paths *
  • Chapter 12 - Waste Management *
  • Chapter 13 - Hauling Biomass *
  • Epilogue - Pee-Yew Choo Choo *
  • Notes *
  • Illustration Credits *
  • Index *
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