Dunn Dump

Rensselaer Central School District Superintendent Joseph Kardash was in the audience.
Rensselaer Residents Against Toxic Dumping / Facebook

Thursday night's community meeting on the Dunn landfill in the city of Rensselaer took an unexpected turn.

In Rensselaer , continued concerns over odors emanating from the Dunn Landfill in the city.

The entrace to the Dunn facility off Partition Street Ext.
Lucas Willard / WAMC

A financial relationship between the Rensselaer Central School District and the nearby S.A. Dunn Landfill is coming under scrutiny.

Rensselaer County

The Rensselaer County Legislature is set to vote tonight on a Solid Waste Moratorium that would impact communities along the Hudson River.

Former EPA Administrator Judith Enck and protestors in Rensselaer.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Environmental activists joined concerned citizens in the city of the Rensselaer this weekend to protest the dumping of waste in the city.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about a fire in Greene County, N.Y. that killed five.  The pair also discuss Rensselaer residents advocating to shut down a local dump.