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DEC chief: Sewers top environmental challenge

Martens says Newburgh break a harbinger

Saturday, October 20, 2012
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Hydrofracking may get the headlines, but it isn’t the biggest environmental challenge facing New York, state Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens said at a conference Friday. Instead, it’s sewers — aging and crumbling wastewater collection lines that in some cases are more than a century old....

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