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News Alert: State Approves Flawed Plans for NYC Sewer Overflows

SWIM has just learned that on March 7th, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation quietly approved five CSO Long Term Control Plans (LTCP) submitted by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection for: Hutchinson River (Sept. 2014 + April 2015 Supplement), Bronx River (June 2015 + Sept. 2015 Supplement), Flushing Creek (Dec. 2014 […]

United Nations World Water Day 2017: Wastewater

We are excited to note that on SWIM’s 10th Anniversary, the focus of World Water Day 2017 is Wastewater.  A report titled Wastewater – the Untapped Resource will be issued by the United Nations Water Assessment Program on March 22, 2017. “The report’s title reflects the critical role that wastewater is poised to play in the context […]

Update on Sewage Discharges into Coney Island Creek

S.W.I.M. recently posted an update on our blog about an illegal discharge of sewage into Coney Island Creek. Several articles have been published on this issue, below are links to the articles and details from our original blog post. DEP has advised community board 13 and local stakeholders that the discharges have been stopped as […]

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S.W.I.M. has been supported by generous grants from the Lily Auchincloss Foundation (2012, 2015, and 2016/2017), van Ameringen Foundation (2014 and 2016/2017), Patagonia (2016) and the New York City Environmental Fund (2009 - 2011).
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