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Study: Sewage-Related Bacteria Makes Hudson River Swimming Hazardous In Spots

Important new information shows the Hudson River and related waterways are dangerously dirty. On Monday, people were weighing the warning against the impulse to stay cool.


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Brooklyn Shops Charged With Dumping Sewage In Creek

Several stores at Brooklyn shopping center have been dumping raw sewage and restaurant grease into a small creek that empties into Jamaica Bay, a wildlife jewel next to John F. Kennedy International Airport, authorities said Wednesday.