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Can Sewage Spread Ebola? And Other City Worker Questions

Monday, October 20, 2014

Hospital workers and paramedics have been getting information about Ebola. Sanitation workers and other city employees want answers, too.

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After Sandy, DEP Focuses on Area Waterways

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

The Department of Environmental Protection says it’s been sampling waterways around the city, following Sandy.

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Officials Reach Agreement on How to Reduce Sewer Overflows in NY Waters

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

New York State and city environmental officials have reached an agreement to reduce sewer overflows into area water bodies.

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Officials Say City Bungled Sewage Spill Warning Signs

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

City officials and activists ripped into the city Wednesday for how it handled the Hudson River sewage spill last week — saying New Yorkers weren't properly notified of unsafe waters following a fire at a waste water treatment facility in Harlem.

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Area Waters Still Tainted by Spilled Sewage, Officials Say

Monday, July 25, 2011

City health officials are telling New Yorkers to stay out of some area waterways after the sewage spill at a Harlem wastewater treatment plant last week.

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Sewage Leak at Harlem Plant May Force Beach Closures

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sewage from a Harlem waste water treatment plant damaged in a fire continued to seep into the Hudson River Thursday — causing officials to caution swimmers and boaters to stay out of the water through the weekend and raising the specter of beach closures.

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