Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Weekend Rains Drive More Sewage Spills into Hudson


By Brian Nearing

Albany - Boaters and anglers should be cautious around the Hudson River for the next several days after torrential rains over the weekend unleashed another around of municipal sewage spills into the Hudson River.

Systems from Albany, Troy, Cohoes and Rensselaer discharged about four million gallons of raw sewage combined into the river, according to reports filed by those cities with the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

The spills were caused after the region was hit Saturday by about three-quarters of an inch of rain.

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Source: timesunion.com (via The Empire Report) 

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