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Legal Sewage Discharges in NY

Raw sewage and rainwater discharging into the Hudson at Troy after heavy rains. The green sign above the discharge is a NY State Department of Environmental Protection PERMIT sign. I’ve been told that there are around 60,000 DEC pollution permits in New York State. The permit makes it more difficult for Riverkeeper to challenge the polluter – but not impossible.

Keep the Hudson River flowing!
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