Gallery: 6 Ways PlaNYC Has Successfully Made New York a Greener Place t...

Thanks to a massive $9 billion investment in water quality, the New York Harbor is the cleanest it has been in more than one hundred years. That is an extraordinary achievement, but efforts to improve waterways doesn't end there. In fact, it extends to all 520 miles of the city's shoreline and within the boroughs themselves. Significant investments in infrastructure and vegetation designed to enhance management of rainwater runoff and improve sewage cleaning plants will result in an additional 40% reduction of combined sewage overflows (CSOs) by the program's end.

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