New Sewage Regulations 8/9/2012 (Updated 10:54:11 PM)
Governor Cuomo signed a new law today.
It requires quick public notification when raw sewage is discharged from waste water treatment plants.
The superintendent of the Binghamton-Johnson City joint sewage treatment plant says the law won't change much about how they operate.
The state already requires rapid notification of municipalities and the state DEC.
But now, an alert to the general public is required--within four hours.
Superintendent Kathy Aingworth says the alert would be made through local media outlets.
She also says that discharges are usually from municipal sewage lines leading into the plant.
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