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St. Clair River finally seeing healthier waters
The St. Clair River in 1987 was identified by both the United States and Canada as an area of concern.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Great Lakes St. Clair River Michigan United States Lake Huron St. Clair County Michigan Sanitary sewer Sarnia Ontario
Baltimore Co. Council questions proposed sewer extension to official's property
The Baltimore County Council postponed action this week on a resolution that would have extended a public sewer line to a single property at a cost to taxpayers of nearly $200,000. The home is located in the 100 block of Delight Road in the Reisterstown area. "I think the question that we all have...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Property Local government in the United States Sanitary sewer Ownership County commission Councillor Baltimore
Brave wrangler wrestles 9ft gator out of Florida storm drain (VIDEO)
A Florida resident was in for quite a shock when he spotted a massive alligator stuck in a storm drain. A local trapper, with the help of some rope, managed to wrest the giant reptile free. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | English-language films American films University of Florida American Alligator United States Storm Storm drain Sanitary sewer
Worker admits to stealing metal from sewage treatment plant
He had a lot of brass. A veteran worker at the city’s Department of Environmental Protection has admitted swiping 11,328 pounds of metal from a Brooklyn sewage treatment plant worth $13,700, according to a settlement released Tuesday. Thomas Maloney, a sewage treatment worker since 2002, admitted in a settlement with the Conflicts of Interest Board...
8 points by New York Post | Sewage treatment Wastewater Sewage Sanitary sewer Septic tank Water pollution Anaerobic digestion
Alcosan to provide $9M in matching grants for 32 municipal sewage projects
Alcosan has approved the distribution of $9 million in matching grants for 32 municipal projects that the agency says will “significantly reduce” sewage overflows in the system.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Sanitary sewer Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Allegheny River Ohio River Pennsylvania Monongahela River Point State Park