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    Quote Originally Posted by andy volkerts View Post
    does NY city still haul bargeloads of trash out to sea and dump them........how many other cities along the coast do this????

    I hope not , I'd assume they have stopped doing this , when considering the concern there is about the health of the oceans

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    ( this was banned in 1992 according to my searching online and not done anymore by cities along the atlantic coast )




    Ocean Dumping Is Ending, but Not Problems - New York Can't Ship ...


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    Jun 29, 1992 - For New York, the end of ocean dumping means the beginning of a new and troubling era: a city that is already struggling to recycle, burn, export, sell and bury nearly 30,000 tons of garbage every day will have to find ways to handle some more. And despite plans, promises and years of negotiations, ...



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