Originally posted on CBS New York:
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Superstorm Sandy released 11 billion gallons of sewage from East Coast treatment plants into bodies of water from Washington, D.C., to Connecticut.
That’s according to a study by the nonprofit science journalism group Climate Central. It says 11 billion gallons is equivalent to having Central Park covered with sewage 41 feet high or more than 50 times the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
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