Placement of Waste Transfer Stations in NYC. A not surprising correlation...

Waste transfer stations are generally located in 3 neighborhoods in New York City: North Brooklyn, South Bronx and Southwest Queens. It's not a surprise that these stations are located primarily in low-income communities of color. This is city supported environmental racism.  

Here are maps that show the unequal distribution of waste transfer stations in NYC and the correlation between the placement of stations and low-income communities of color. 

 (New York Environmental Justice Alliance)

 (New York Environmental Justice Alliance)