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Comptroller details New York's combined sewer overflows

May 11, 2018 2:02 pm
The Associated Press reports in The Daily Freeman the the state Comptroller's office May 10 released a report on "Overflows From Combined Sewers" that showed 200 New York waterways were impacted last year by billions of gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater. Locally, Hudson, Catskill, and Athens regularly release untreated sewage and stormwater into the Hudson River, mostly at times of heavy rains. About 11 percent of the 1,900 overflow spills in fiscal year 2016-17 in New York were from the Albany area. Read the full story in The Daily Freeman.