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04/14/2014: EPA Approves Buffalo Sewer Authority's Plan to

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation have approved the Buffalo Sewer Authority's plan to reduce the amount of sewage and stormwater run-off that flow ...
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Op-Ed: Tiny Beads Polluting N.Y. Waters | Eric T. Schneiderman

Op-Ed: Tiny Beads Polluting N.Y. Waters | Eric T. Schneiderman | Water Pollution NYC | Scoop.it
Op-Ed: Tiny Beads Polluting N.Y. Waters. Op-Ed Published in the Albany Times Union. By Eric T. Schneiderman. For decades, New Yorkers have worked hard to protect and restore our lakes and rivers. Massive dredging ...
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NYC to text residents if beaches are full of poop - Death and Taxes

NYC to text residents if beaches are full of poop - Death and Taxes | Water Pollution NYC | Scoop.it
NYC to text residents if beaches are full of poop
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According to Gothamist the Health Department announcement says it “regularly tests the City's beach water to make sure it is safe for swimming.
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California is facing health concerns because of nitrate in drinking water

California is facing health concerns because of nitrate in drinking water | Water Pollution NYC | Scoop.it

California is facing a hidden threat to its drinking water supply. Nitrate pollution is a problem for both cities and rural areas, and it could get worse as the state's population grows.

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New York State Health Department Review of NYC's Drinking Water Protection ... - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

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How Toxic is Nuclear Waste over 10 Million Years?

How Toxic is Nuclear Waste over 10 Million Years? | Water Pollution NYC | Scoop.it

The following chart is taken from a very interesting circular published by the US Geological Survey on the subject of High Level Radioactive Wastes (HLW). In order to compare the toxicity of HLW with (for example) uranium mill tailings, it is necessary to have a crude measure of the toxicity of radioactive materials in general. This is provided by using drinking water standards, which specify -- for each radioactive substance -- the maximum concentration that is permissible in drinking water. Thus a crude measure of toxicity can be obtained by calculating the amount of water needed to dilute a given quantity of radioactive material to the maximum permissible level of radioactive pollution that is legally permitted for drinking water. When this is done, it can be seen that -- after the first thousand years or so -- uranium mill tailings are in fact more hazardous than the HLW.


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Oil Giants Heading to Trial in Water Pollution Lawsuit - New York Times

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