Browsing: sewage treatment

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When it comes to sewage spilling into our waterways, people might not really want to know – but they should. The New York Daily News is reporting that while sewage plant operators are required to report spills to health authorities right away, many wait for long spells and often give incomplete reports. When a sewage…

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“Bullet Points” is our new format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Boardmembers push to beautify Manhattan Beach, oppose aesthetic improvements at Knapp Street sewage plant: Parks Department’s Brooklyn…

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The Army Corps of Engineers is gearing up to take on an 18-month long project to repair and improve sewage outfall pipes at the mouth of Sheepshead Bay, but first they’re looking for your input. The Department of Environmental Protection is coordinating with the Corps on the project, and will give a presentation at Community…

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A Department of Sanitation garage on Knapp Street is getting a $3.1 million renovation, indicating a once-temporary space has a few more years in the neighborhood. The story broke on GerritsenBeach.net, who writes: You may be asking why do I have “temporary” in quotes. Well if you didn’t know: the community was promised that this…

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I woke up this morning because of a bad smell. At first, I thought it was the McDonald’s I had for dinner making a revenge, and I was berating myself for giving in and taking my quarterly pilgrimage to the gut-busting fast foodie. But then I checked my e-mail and found the following note from Randy C.,…

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(Photos courtesy of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection) An accident on January 9, 2008 at the Owl’s Head Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bay Ridge resulted in the death of city worker Gennaro Montello and the injury of Joseph DiGiovanni, a co-worker who tried to save him. According to the NY Times, the worker was…