Gallery: A $2.4 Billion Plan for New Green Infrastructure Would Prevent...

When it rains, it pours. The waterways around our fair city turn into a virtual poop soup during heavy rain season, with local wastewater management plants unable to process the deluge of sewage and rising water. Luckily, the city is planning to do something about the sewage overflow. Under a $2.4 billion proposed agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, new infrastructure would be built to catch rainwater before it floods New York’s sewer system.

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