21 December 2008

Cos Cob Dumps More than One Million Gallons of Untreated Waste into Long Island Sound

“A sewer main rupture in Cos Cob* that forced the town to pump untreated waste into Long Island Sound for four days was finally repaired Tuesday… it likely exceeded 1 million gallons.

"The long-term environmental impact is negligible," said Daniel Warzoha, the town's emergency management director …colder water temperatures in Long Island Sound are not conducive to the survival of E. coli bacteria found in untreated sewage."

[Skip: Oh that's OK then...in that case, why not dump a whole bunch more in!]

Read the Article: Greenwich Time

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*A municipality in southwestern Connecticut

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