LaGuardia Landfill Is A Bird Hazard To Air Traffic, Suit Says

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT) -- The nonprofit Friends of LaGuardia Airport Inc. and its president Kenneth D. Paskar launched a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act suit against the city of New York on Wednesday claiming that a new landfill being built in Queens near LaGuardia Airport presents a bird hazard.

The complaint alleges that the City of New York and the New York City Department of Sanitation haven’t sufficiently demonstrated that the North Shore Marine Transfer Station in College Point will not be a bird hazard, particularly when the solid waste...
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