New York launches $1.5B plan to reduce sewage spills

09/28/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The · Reuters

New York City is about to spend $1.5 billion on projects designed to keep the city's sewage where it belongs and prevent toxic spills contaminating waterways. The 20-year plan calls for the city to build green roofs, wetlands and overflow-storage sites to reduce runoff and make it easier for the sewer system to cope with sudden influxes of rainwater.

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