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City Beaches Closed, Put Under Warning More Often

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on July 31, 2008 at 3:27 pm

New York’s beaches are being closed and put under warning more regularly in an attempt to limit swimmers’ exposure to sewage, Read the rest of this entry »

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There's more to do on water pollution

In Dive In, Region on July 3, 2008 at 4:55 pm

News reports on recurring beach closings show that fixing sewer lines and treatment plants, and banning boat-sewage dumping in Long Island Sound, have not ended water pollution problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Settlement Paves Way for Sewer/Stormwater Upgrades and Green Infrastructure in NYC

In Dive In on July 3, 2008 at 4:29 pm

New York City has agreed to pay a $1 million fine and fund $4 million worth of environmental-benefit projects to settle violations related to delays in making sewer-system and stormwater-system upgrades to prevent overflows into waterways. Read the rest of this entry »

Stormwater bill swims through council

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on February 9, 2008 at 2:09 am

A new law hailed as an environmental breakthrough awaits Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s signature, after it was passed by the City Council recently. Read the rest of this entry »