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Stop Turbid Releases in the Esopus Creek

233 Signatures Goal: 500

PETITION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REGARDING TURBID WATER RELEASES INTO THE LOWER ESOPUS CREEK WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, HEREBY STATE OUR OBJECTION TO THE TURBID, MUDDY, WATER RELEASES FROM THE ASHOKAN RESERVOIR INTO THE LOWER ESOPUS CREEK. WE OBJECT TO THESE RELEASES AS A METHOD OF TURBIDITY CONTROL BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (NYCDEP)THAT PROVIDES CLEAN DRINKING WATER TO NEW YORK CITY. WE URGE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE DEPARTMENT WITH AUTHORITY, TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS: 1. REVERSE ITS DECISION TO ALLOW THESE RELEASES AS A A TURBIDITY CONTROL METHOD 2. REQUIRE THE NYDEP TO ADOPT ALTERNATIVE TURBIDITY CONTROL METHODS 3. ENSURE THAT ANY WATER RELEASES BY THE NYDEP INTO THE LOWER ESOPUS CREEK MEET ALL FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS 4. REQUIRE THE NYDEP TO REPAIR DAMAGE TO THE LOWER ESOPUS WATERSHED CAUSED BY THE RELEASES

Sponsor

Daisy Bolle Saugerties, NY

Links

http://dailyfreeman.com/articles/2013/09/28/news/doc52464b14bjavascript:nicTemp();2660399630808.txtjavascript:nicTemp();
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Comment

  • Ewa Durling
    Ewa Durling United States, Rosendale
    Jun 04, 2014
    Jun 04, 2014
    I live almost next to the creek for 30yrs, it's horrible when water is released, like chocolate milk, erroding banks, nothing serene about it anymore
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    Ewa Durling
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