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More than a load of garbage

More than a load of garbage

When a torrential rainstorm flooded sewers in parts of New York City and shut down subway lines earlier this summer, several municipal officials sought to place the blame on the local restaurant community.

City Council members claimed restaurants were illegally dumping excess grease and cooking oil into the system, where it hardened and blocked pipes from draining properly. As a result, lawmakers directed the council’s environmental protection committee to study how New York is

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