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This Oct. 24, 2012 photo shows one of New York's 14 wastewater treatment plants, they city's biggest and newest, on Newtown Creek. During heavy rainstorms, when the treatment plants reach capacity, raw sewage and wet garbage spill into the creek thorough hundreds of pipes on its banks. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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