Mayor Is Urged to Use Barges To Carry Commercial Trash

Raising the pressure as Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg prepares to release his 20-year waste management plan, city lawmakers and community advocates said yesterday that the city should use barges rather than trucks to move commercial trash to out-of-state landfills. The mayor has already said he intends to use barges for residential waste, but he has not said what he plans to do about commercial trash.

By IAN URBINA

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