Today there was a fire at a sewage treatment plant up in harlem that caused a spill of some significance that the DEP warned everyone to stay out of the water on the hudson side. this will effect the east river as the tide turns and surrounding waters. just an FYI as not sure of the magnitude...
there was a sewage spill effecting the hudson/east river today. dep is saying stay out of the water as a fire caused some spillage from a treatment plant somewhere up by harlem.. (don't have exact details so if anyone has more info do post.. just an FYI as not sure of impact as of yet. zim
Looks like gas entered the merrimack river during outgoing tide.
I understand there are more important concerns than the fishing effect,
but I can't help but go there. Any ideas?
another fiasco but hopefully have gotten it under control
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NOAA and Partners Complete Oil Spill Restoration Project on Staten Island, NY
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From the river keepers web site
PPL POWER PLANT ASH PIT BLOWS OUT INTO DELAWARE RIVER AND POLLUTION EVENT CONTINUES DURING CLEAN UP
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American Sugar Refining Inc. will pay more than $100,000 after pleading guilty last week to a criminal pollution charge resulting from a 2003 chemical spill at its plant on the Hudson River in Yonkers.
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