05 December 2008

Westchester faces $235M Work On Sewage Plants to Limit Sound Pollution

"Westchester residents who live along Long Island Sound could pay as much as $350 more on average a year in sewer fees under a plan to drastically reduce nitrogen levels in the water.

"Nitrogen, a nutrient that gardeners love, stimulates algae growth that eventually settles on the bottom of Long Island Sound, dies and decays, and sucks precious oxygen from the water, leaving aquatic life to suffer."

Read the complete article at: LoHud.com

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