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DEP Confirms: Nearby NYCHA Building Discharging Sewage Into Hallets Cove

The NYCDEP released findings this week that untreated sewage from a nearby NYCHA building has been discharging into Hallets Cove in Long Island City. The DEP was working with HarborLAB, a local community organization, to investigate sources of intestinal bacteria found in the Cove. Using blue dye, they were able to confirm that sanitary flow [...]

EPA Helping Five State Capitals Develop Green Infrastructure

The EPA has announced their selections for this year’s Greening America’s Capitals program, an organization aiming to help communities incorporate sustainable design strategies into their planning and development. Through a national competition, the EPA has decided to provide technical green infrastructure assistance for specific projects in Austin, TX, Carson City, NV, Columbus, OH, Pierre, SD [...]

Chicago Mayor Emmanuel Hosted Drinking Water Summit Yesterday, Called For Action To Protect Residents From Pollution

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a Drinking Water Summit yesterday along with fellow Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative mayors to call for more, better and faster action to protect residents from the threats of pollution. The summit focused on the recent water crisis in Toledo when Lake Eerie became polluted with microcystin toxins, [...]

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