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Roughly 10 million more gallons of sewage spill into Hudson

Roughly 10 million more gallons of sewage spill into Hudson

July 18, 2017 05:02 PM

Roughly 10 million gallons of sewage spilled into the Hudson River as a result of Monday’s heavy rains. That's according to alerts from state Department of Environmental Conservation.

This comes as the city of Albany learned that it will not be fined for a sewage discharge last week.

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Mayor Kathy Sheehan told NewsChannel 13 on Tuesday that the Department of Environmental Conservation said the city will not have to pay for failing to notify the public of a sewage overflow within two hours, as required by state law.


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