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A Wet 2018 Saw Sharp Rise in NYC Sewage Alerts: 1 in 3 Days

Expert BlogLarry Levine
With climate change driving increased precipitation in the northeast, 2018 brought not only one of the wettest years on record in New York City, but also a sharp increase in sewage overflows. For local waterways, and an antiquated sewer system…

Congress Must Go Big on Water Infrastructure

Expert BlogLarry Levine
NRDC Senior Attorney Larry Levine testified in Congress on Sept. 26, 2017, calling for major federal investment in water infrastructure to ensure all people have affordable access to safe and sufficient water and sewer services.

Environmentalists Sue to Protect Water Quality

Press Release
WASHINGTON (December 19, 2014)— The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) today announced they have sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen standards to prevent pollution from stormwater, one of the nation’s most widespread…