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Newsday Inc.

founded in 1940, serves Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. A separate edition, New York Newsday, circulates in New York City. Together, they comprise America's sixth largest local newspaper. Newsday's series The Rush to Burn was published in 1987 and shared the Worth Bingham award with another series from Newsday.
Rush to Burn

Rush to Burn

Solving America's Garbage Crisis?

One day in March 1987, a barge from Islip, Long Island was evicted from Morehead City, North Carolina, after trying to unload the mountains of trash on its decks. More than five months from the time it began its trip, the unwelcome barge, and it'...