EPA calls for development of long-term sewer overflow programs

08/30/2004 | Engineering News-Record

The Environmental Protection Agency told Congress last week "planning is needed to spread costs over time, as appropriate, in developing comprehensive, long-term programs" to reduce sewer overflows. The agency has estimated it will cost about $140 billion during two decades to reduce the volume and frequency of combined sewer overflows and sanitary sewer overflows.

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