Stony Point Looking for New Business as Waste-to-Fuels Proposal Tossed in the Trash

Now that the waste-to-fuels facility proposed for Stony Point is officially dead, the town is hoping to get something else for the Holt Drive location. Supervisor Jim Monaghan told “The Morning Show” yesterday the New Planet Energy project planned for Stony Point was just too much for the community to handle…

Audio: Jim Monaghan

Other area officials outside of Stony Point, including Clarkstown Legislator Harriet Cornell and Haverstraw supervisor Howard Phillips, are also concerned about what happens next, since it could affect their areas as well…

Audio: Harriet Cornell-Howard Phillips

New Planet Energy’s goal was to take 1.3 million tons of municipal solid waste recycle it and make an EPA-certified alternative fuel. Much of that waste would have been trucked in from the city up Route 9W through Orangetown, Clarkstown and Haverstraw.

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