Report: Plans to send CT trash to NY scrapped


(WTNH) — Plans to send 116,000 tons of Connecticut’s garbage to New York is not going to happen.

According to the Times Union newspaper in Albany (, the cement plant in Ravena, N.Y. that was going to burn the trash decided against the plan on Wednesday.

There was a strong push in the Hudson Valley region to stop the project.Related Content: Upstate NY officials oppose plan to burn Connecticut garbage

The proposal to send Connecticut’s shredded trash to New York came after a garbage-burning plant closed in the Nutmeg State.

The garbage would come from 70 communities around the state.

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