‘Green’ vs. ‘Gray’ On New Haven Sewage Plant Upgrade

Jan 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Water

The East Shore water treatment plant is gearing up to spend the first chunk of a hoped-for $450 million to prepare for super storms and to send less sewage into the Q, Mill, and West rivers and Long Island Sound.

Q River outfall pipe as seen from Ferry Street bridge. (nhindependent)

Q River outfall pipe as seen from Ferry Street bridge. (nhindependent)

Local environmental activists like Lynne Bonnett support the project’s general goals but are calling for a lot less of that public money to be spent on new buildings and upgrades at the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority’s (GNHWPCA) East Shore plant.

For more on this story, visit: “Green” Vs. “Gray” On Sewage Plant Upgrade | New Haven Independent.

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