Does South Cove really have a floating trash problem?

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As the city and state battle over the income generated from Battery Park City, some have tried to have the South Cove water area filled in and developed into more unsightly crackerbox condo units for pure tax generation benefits. One argument in favor of doing this has been that South Cove collects trash from the Hudson.

On March 6, these two photos were taken. South Cove was actually debris-free, while the North Cove marina was full of driftwood and trash.

North Cove

North cove trash

South Cove

South Cove

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