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  • Investigators walk amongst the remains of WTC debris at Fresh Kills Landfill. The "New City skyline" in the background.  2002
Photo by Michael Falco

September 11

After the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001, the state consent order closing the landfill was amended by Governor George Pataki in order to allow for the transfer of materials from the World Trade Center site to Fresh Kills.

Photo by Michael Falco.

  2001  /  Landfill to Park  /  Last Updated February 4, 2016 by Mariel Villere  /  Tags: ,