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“For generations, lower-income communities in the Bronx have been saddled with an unequal share of New York City’s burdens – garbage transfer stations, industrial facilities, sewage treatment plants – and it was largely people of color who bore the brunt,” said Arline Parks, CEO of local affordable housing provider Diego Beekman Mutual Housing Association. “Today the mayor continued a long, unjust tradition of burdening the most vulnerable.”
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