07 May 2008

Modern Sewage Treatment

In one of my other lives, I write about Long Island Sound, where pollution and improvement to sewage treatment plants is a big issue. New York City is investing tons of money to fix its treatment plants, four of which sit near the far western end of the Sound. A bit farther west, in Brooklyn, the city is upgrading its Newtown Creek plant. The Times published this terrific picture of it today. -- ta

1 comment:

becky said...

That photo has a Margaret Burke White spirit to it, doesn't it? This plant looks a lot sexier than the white one in Boston Harbor!

Is it possible to call a sewer treatment plant "sexy?" Oh well!