Posts Tagged ‘Sewage Discharge’

Hudson River sewage spill shuts beaches, threatens NYC Ironman race

Sewage flow into Hudson could impact Ironman

Swimming in Sewage? You Have a Right to Know

You and your family could be swimming, boating or fishing in sewage and not know it. Urge your New York State Senator to support the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act and get access to the informatio… Read More

Study on NY’s Hudson finds unsafe sewage pollution

How Is the Water? A story of sewage contamination on the Hudson

There have been tremendous improvements in Hudson River water quality since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972. The public is swimming again. The river is a de facto 155-mile long beach in the… Read More

Riverkeeper Releases First Comprehensive Study of Sewage Contamination in Hudson Estuary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Tina Posterli, [email protected], 914-478-4501 x239 Water quality varies widely: 21% of samples failed guidelines for safe swimming Ossining, NY, August 9, 2011… Read More

Sewer Overflows: Heavy Rain, Old Pipes, More People Make A ‘Perfect Storm’

NYC Sewage Treatment Plant Dumping Raw Sewage into Hudson After Fire

Since 5:15 p.m. yesterday, the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant, at 135th Street in New York City, began discharging untreated sewage into the Hudson River following a four alarm fire that cause… Read More

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