PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Win for Sewage-Free Waters in Westchester

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2021 Contacts: Laura McMillan, lmcmillan@savethesound.orgMartin Hain, mhain@savethesound.org Save the Sound Win for Sewage-Free Waters in Westchester Federal Judge Declines to Relieve New Rochelle, Pelham Manor, Larchmont, and Town of Mamaroneck of Responsibility for Sewage Pollution; Save the Sound’s Case Can Proceed Mamaroneck, NY – Save the Sound announced today that […]

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164 Sewage Spills in Westchester and counting…

There have been over 164 government-documented sewage spills in Westchester County since 2010. That’s approximately one reported spill every three weeks, and we know of many more that have gone unreported.

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99 sewage spills. Where do they come from?

There have been 99 documented sewage spills in Westchester since 2010…and still counting.

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SAVE THE SOUND SUES WESTCHESTER COUNTY OVER CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATIONS

Save the Sound’s legal complaint alleges health risks and environmental harm from repeated release of untreated sewage.

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New York’s Clean Water Budget – A Chance to Fix Sewer Leaks Across the State

Towns around Long Island Sound and all over New York State are plagued with sewage leaks from aging wastewater infrastructure. The need is dire. In fact, 61 out of New York’s 62 counties have applied for state funding to help pay for badly-needed projects to protect public health and keep beaches open. The problem is, […]

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Now Is the Time! Check for Sewage Overflows

It’s pouring rain across our region, which makes this a great time to go outside and check to see how your local sewer infrastructure is holding up.

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Increase NY’s Environmental Protection Fund to Clean Up the Western Sound

Fixing the sewers that are the main reason Westchester’s Long Island Sound beaches close so often is an expensive proposition.

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