The City of New York produces 1200 tons of fecal matter a day. To deal with that problem they ship it down to Alabama, Birmingham specifically. The town is now outraged by the smell. "On a hot day, the odor and flies are horrific," says Charles Nix, the mayor of a nearby town that's close to a landfill with Yankee waste. "It's better in winter time but if the wind blows in the wrong direction you get the smell. It's like dead, rotting animals." According to a previous story, despite this s--- getting shipped down to Alabama, they still spill 28 billion tons into the New York Harbor.
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