Olfactory Collateral Damage: New Gowanus Trash Transfer Station
This ill wind might also blow back into Gowanus, the South Slope, Sunset Park and Red Hook, again depending. Prime victims of oflactory collateral damage could be home improvers, as the Home Depot off Hamilton is nearly next to the new transfer station and the Lowe's is too close for comfort, as the majestic stench of rot and decomposition flies. (If you doubt how gross this will be, inhale deeply when you are stuck in traffic on the Kosciuszko Bridge on the BQE sometime. That profoundly nauseating smell? It's the trash transfer station down near Newtown Creek. Can you say nas-tee? How about Kosh-choosh-koh?) The other Brooklyn transfer station will be located in Gravesend, which is east of Coney Island.
Upside: We'll have a new local sporting event--the half-mile dash down Hamilton Avenue without blowing chunks, AKA the Hamilton Avenue Hurl.