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Closing Fresh Kills landfill could cost $1.4B

May 18, 2006 12:00AM

New York City sanitation commissioner John Doherty said yesterday that closing the former Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island could take five more years and cost more than $1.4 billion over 30 years. The price tag is hundreds of millions more dollars than earlier projections. Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani announced the closing of the landfill in May 1996. more [NYT] and more [Advance]

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