Monday, September 24, 2007
Queens trees cut down by government
Following community opposition, work has stopped on clear cutting of trees along the Long Island Rail Road at the Broadway-Flushing station.
LIRR Slip-Slides On Tree Clear Cutting
The sight of the 150-foot area already denuded of trees angered local residents and has LIRR officials seeking a more acceptable approach to track safety.
“In keeping with the general tenor of the day, it was hideous,” she said. “It’s hard enough for small animals and birds to survive in the city and now their habitat has been decimated.”