The June 28, 1934 opening of the plant represented an historic day for the city. From that day forward, under court order, New York would begin burning its garbage, ending a long-standing practice of dumping refuse at sea. Read more.[tds-columns divider] [tds-column half animation=fadeInLeft]
Betts Ave. Incinerator – Burning Animal plan knocked down.
Long Island City Incinerator – Ending dumping in Queens.
City Record – Long Island City, Flushing and Jamaica Incinerators.
City Record – Long Island City, Flushing and Jamaica Incinerators.[/tds-column] [tds-column half last animation=fadeInRight]