Gallery: 11 Billion Gallons of Sewage Discovered in NY/NJ Waterways Pos...

  • A new report by non-profit research organization Climate Central shows that Hurricane Sandy did more damage than we thought. According to the report, 11 billion gallons of sewage – the equivalent of the entire area of Central Park – leaked into New York and New Jersey waterways. Untreated sewage is estimated to have comprised 32 percent of the overflow that flooded lakes and rivers. Today, a telepress call will discuss the report and how climate change will exacerbate these risks in the future.

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