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Plan for Amazon hub at Newark airport is scrapped

Clip: 07/07/2022 | 1m 9s

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A controversial plan to build an Amazon cargo hub at Newark airport has officially been scrapped after nearly a year of protests by activists who argue the facility would put more of an environmental burden on communities of color that are already over-polluted. The online retail giant signed a 20-year lease last August to open two 250,000 square-foot air cargo facilities next to the airport.

Aired: 07/07/22 | Rating: NR

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