United States: E.P.A. Plans Crackdown on Muddy Upstate Waterway

New York Times: The federal Environmental Protection Agency wants to list the Lower Esopus Creek in the Catskills region of New York as an “impaired” waterway. Such a step could force New York City to stop discharging muddy water into the creek from a reservoir that helps supply city’s drinking water. The muddying of the Lower Esopus has been an issue for environmental officials from both the city and the state because the tributary is vital to recreation and agriculture in Ulster County. The county executive,......

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